About Membership Information



You may be eligible for MVMA membership as a Veterinary Technologist if you:

  • Have graduated from a program accredited by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association and/or the American Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA/AVMA).

To apply for MVMA membership as a veterinary technologist you must:

  • Complete and submit the Registration Application Form
    • Please note that a signature is required in Box T.
  • Submit all accompanying documents including:
    • A copy of your Diploma
    • A copy of your Government-issued photo identification (passport, driver’s license)
    • Proof of entitlement to work in Canada (Canadian Passport/Canadian Citizenship Card/Canadian Permanent Resident Card/Canadian Work Permit/Canadian Birth Certificate)
    • If applicable, you must have your VTNE results sent directly from the AAVSB
    • If applicable, Letter(s) of Standing sent directly from the issuing jurisdiction(s)
    • Pay your membership dues upon receipt of invoice

It typically takes the MVMA two weeks to process a membership application.

Information for those that have graduated from an educational institution that is not accredited by the CVMA or AVMA

Veterinary Technologists who graduated from a Veterinary Technologist program that is not accredited by the CVMA/AVMA may obtain registration with the MVMA if they obtain a PAVE for Veterinary Technicians Certificate of Completion. For more information about the PAVE for Veterinary Technicians pathway, please click here.

Labour Mobility Applicant

For information about labour mobility applicants, please click here.

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Mission: To protect the public through the regulation of veterinary medicine, to support our members and to promote the profession in Manitoba.

Vision: A sustainable veterinary community working together to prioritize the health and welfare of animals, people and the environment.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement: The MVMA is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion across gender identity, ethnicity, religion, age, neurodiversity, physical or mental ability, sexual orientation, and marital status. The MVMA membership is multicultural and we value multiple approaches and different points of view in a safe, positive and collaborative environment.


Become an MVMA Member – Learn about the requirements to become a licensed veterinarian or registered veterinary technologist.

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