Ariz. Admin. Code § R3-11-606 - Application for a Veterinary Technician Certificate

A. Except as provided in subsection (B), an applicant for a veterinary technician certificate shall submit, at least 65 days before an examination date, an application packet to the Board that contains:
1. A notarized application form, signed by the applicant, containing:
a. The applicant's name, mailing address, residence and business telephone numbers, and Social Security number;
b. The name of the veterinarian currently employing applicant, if employed by a veterinarian;
c. The name and address of the veterinary premises where applicant is employed, if employed; and
d. A statement of whether application is being made on the basis of education or transfer from another state:
i. If application is based on education, the applicant shall submit written documentation of graduation from a school that meets the requirements in A.R.S. § 32-2242(B) with a curriculum in veterinary technology; or
ii. If application is based on transfer from another state, the applicant shall submit the information required in (d)(i) and proof required under A.R.S. § 32-2242(D);
2. If an applicant has passed a national veterinary technician examination, the applicant shall provide the date on which the applicant took the examination and arrange to have an official transcript of the applicant's scores from the national veterinary technician examination sent directly to the Board by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards;
3. An applicant who has been or is at the time of application certified or registered in another state as a veterinary technician shall cause each state board that has certified or registered the applicant to send directly to the Board a letter indicating the applicant's standing, including whether the applicant is currently under investigation or has ever been disciplined for violation of a veterinary technician or medical practice act;
4. As required under A.R.S. § 41-1080(A), an applicant shall submit to the Board the specified documentation of citizenship or alien status indicating the applicant's presence in the U.S. is authorized under federal law; and
4. 5. A certified check or money order for the application and examination fee required in R3-11-105.
B.A veterinary technician student who expects to graduate at least 30 days before an examination date shall submit to the Board, no later than 65 days before the examination date,

1. the application required under subsection (A) and

2. rather than the documentation required under subsection (A)(1)(d)(i), a letter from the dean of the school that indicates the applicant is in good standing and states the expected date of graduation.

C.A veterinary technician student who submits an application under subsection (B) shall submit to the Board the documentation required under subsection (A)(1)(d)(i) no later than 15 days following the date of graduation.


Ariz. Admin. Code § R3-11-606
Adopted effective December 11, 1998 (Supp. 98-4). Amended by final rulemaking at 11 A.A.R. 5455, effective February 4, 2005 (Supp. 05-4). Amended by final rulemaking at 14 A.A.R. 3596, effective November 8, 2008 (Supp. 08-3). Amended by final rulemaking at 19 A.A.R. 1886, effective September 7, 2013.

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