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New Member Information

All Veterinary Technologists must be registered in the Province of Saskatchewan as an SAVT /SVMA Active member to work in a clinic as an RVT. All your registration information will be forwarded to the SVMA for acceptance into their registrar.
*You may not use the title RVT or Veterinary Technologist or engage in the practise of Veterinary Technology in Saskatchewan without registration in both Associations.

Practise of Veterinary Technology - An individual is deemed to be practising veterinary technology when they:

a) represent oneself directly or indirectly, as engaging in the practise of veterinary technology, and/or
b) use any words or, letters of titles as to induce the belief that the individual using them is qualified to engage in  the practise of veterinary technology and/or
c) provide professional medical care, monitor and treat animals, under the supervision of a veterinarian.

If you are thinking of working in Saskatchewan, you must become registered through the SVMA BEFORE employment begins.

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Moving from Out of Province:
  • Register as an Active member
  • If you are not currently active in another province, or your membership has lapsed 1-3 years, you will be contacted to participate in an Executive Interview (Addition fee-currently $200) by the Board of Directors before Active membership status is granted.
Active Membership
  • Must have graduated from a CVMA/AVMA accredited Animal Health Technology/Veterinary Technology program
  • Has passed the national exam as approved by the SVMA  (Currently the VTNE)
  • Be an active member transferring from another province with no break in membership or must have written the VTNE within 3 years.
  • Requires Documents to upload at application:
    • official transcript must be directly sent from school or copy of your diploma signed by SVMA member/notary public

Click here to order official transcript from Sk Polytechnic

  • Copy of VTNE pass letter
  • Letter of Standing from previous Associations