Already a CVT in Colorado?

CACVT is in its 2018-2020 Certification Cycle!

Certification Renewal Applications for the 2020-2022 Certification Cycle will be available online in May of 2020 (Due by June 30, 2020). Please review the CE Guidelines in order to meet the requirements of the 2020-2022 Certification Cycle.


In Colorado, a Certified Veterinary Technician:

  • Graduates from an AVMA-accredited veterinary technology program

  • Passes the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE)

  • Registers with the state credentialing entity*

  • Maintains Certification renewal and Continuing Education requirements throughout career

*CACVT is the certifying entity and professional association for Certified Veterinary Technicians in Colorado.

Individuals will be considered CVTs in the state of Colorado as long as they meet the above criteria.

Any CVT who does not submit required CE requirements and dues by June 30 of each even year, in accordance with the 2 year certification cycle, will have their certification terminated as of July 1.