Reinstatement of Expired Registration

UP TO 1 YEAR AFTER DATE OF EXPIRATION

Veterinary Technician Registration Renewal - $5.00

  • Printable renewal forms are available under “Forms and Resources”
  • The renewal is not retroactive to the date of expiration, but it is effective from the date the Board receives all required articles and fees.

Required Backup Documentation

  • Name Change – Marriage/Divorce Decree (birth name differs from current name)
    • Certified Copy or
    • Completed “Certification of Copy” form or
    • A notary public may use a “Certified True Copy” stamp to certify the copy

Continuing Education - If the CE requirement is not met, you must make application for a new registration.

  • Proof of having met the continuing education requirement in a Board approved program for the previous year.

AFTER 1 YEAR FROM DATE OF EXPIRATION

Veterinary Technician Registration Renewal - $5.25

  • Printable applications are available under “Forms and Resources
  • The renewal is not retroactive to the date of expiration but is effective from the date the Board receives all required articles and fees.

Required Backup Documentation

  • Name Change – Marriage/Divorce Decree (birth name differs from current name)
    • Certified Copy or
    • Completed “Certification of Copy” form or
    • A notary public may use a “Certified True Copy” stamp to certify the copy
  • Registration Information (if applicable) – Verification of registration from all jurisdictions where you now or have ever held a veterinary technician registration. Must be submitted to the board directly from the licensing board.

WV State Jurisprudence Exam

  • Applicants must take and pass the online WV state jurisprudence exam for registration.
    • If applicant cannot test on a computer, they may make an appointment to take the exam online in the Board office or at a location approved by the Board.
  • Applicants are eligible to test once all required documents, including a passing national score and fees, are received.
  • An email will be sent to the applicant advising they are eligible to take the exam.
    • Applicants have 30 days from being notified by the Board of their eligibility to take the jurisprudence exam or their file will be closed.
  • Jurisprudence exams taken between October 1 – December 31 will have an expiration date for the next year.
  • Special accommodations must be requested to the Board for approval.

Continuing Education

  • Proof of having met the continuing education requirement in a Board approved program for 2 years maximum of the most recent years.
  • All CE requirements can be done in the same year of reactivation of registration.
  • The Board may require additional documentation of clinical competency and professional activities.