IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL INDIVIDUALS REGISTERING AS A VETERINARY TECHNICIAN THROUGH SATISFACTION OF THE FIVE-YEAR PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT
This is to inform you that on July 1, 2021, the Veterinary Technician Program will no longer accept submissions of the Hawaii Experience Verification form (VT-04) pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes chapter 472-3(3)(C). Thus, any Hawaii Experience Verification form (VT-04) submitted on or after July 1, 2021 will NOT be considered as part of the application to take the Veterinary Technician National Examination (“VTNE”). Individuals registering as a veterinary technician thereafter must satisfy one of the following in order to be approved to take the VTNE: (1) Successfully completed a course of study at a program for veterinary technology accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities; or (2) Is a licensed, certified, or registered as a veterinary technician in good standing in another state having standards for registration comparable to those in this State. If you have any questions on the above, please do not hesitate to contact the Hawaii Veterinary Technician Program at (808) 586-2694.