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Chapter 700-6 REGISTRATION OF VETERINARY TECHNICIANS

Rule 700-6-.01 Application for Registration of Veterinary Technicians

(1) Application for registration of Veterinary Technicians shall be made on forms furnished by the Georgia Board of Veterinary Medicine.
(2) All applicants shall meet the following requirements as provided in Code Section 43-50-52 of the Georgia Veterinary Practice Act:
(a) The applicant has attained the age of 18;
(b) The applicant is of good moral character; and
(c) The applicant is a graduate of a Veterinary Technician program approved by the American Veterinary Medical Association, however, the Board will review all other programs on an individual basis.
(d) If licensed in another state(s) with registration requirements substantially the same as this state, which were in effect at the time the applicant was first admitted to practice in the other state(s), provide verification of licensure from that state(s);
(e) The applicant has paid all applicable fees.
(3) All applicants for registration must present proof of having obtained a passing scaled score of at least 425 where the scores range from 200-800 or a passing score of at least 75 when the range is from 0-100 on the National Veterinary Technician Examination or other examination similar in nature and scope as the Board from time to time will adopt.
(a) Such previous scores must be reported to the Georgia Board of Veterinary Medicine by the Interstate Reporting Service.
(b) Candidates desiring to transfer scores must pay all applicable fees.
(4) No person shall take the examination more than three times without review and approval by the Board. Approval may be provided under such circumstances, as the board deems appropriate.
(5) Registrations shall be renewable biennially by December 31 of the year in which registration expires.
(a) Registration must be renewed within one year after expiration date with the payment of the renewal and late fees. Failure to comply voids registration.