American Association of Veterinary State Boards
Veterinary Technician National Examination


Exam Window
Your VTNE eligibility was approved for a single exam window only. Your exam appointment must be scheduled within that window and cannot be transferred to another window.

Special Accommodations
Candidates approved for special accommodations by the AAVSB and the state or provincial agency will need to call PSI at (833) 256-1419 to schedule their exam date; online scheduling is not available for special accommodation sessions.

Candidate Handbook
Be sure you read the Candidate Handbook for the entire VTNE policy regarding:

  • refunds
  • withdrawing/cancellations
  • rescheduling
  • test day requirements
  • ID requirements
  • absences
  • score reporting
Required Identification at the Examination Site
Candidates need to provide one (1) valid form of non-expired, government issued identification, bearing photo and signature. The ID must be in the official language where the testing center is located.

Your first and last name and suffix (Jr., II, Sr.,) on your current, unexpired, government issued ID must match the first and last name and suffix on your VTNE application. Contact immediately if it does not.

Acceptable Identification:
  • State or Canadian provincial or territorial issued driver's license
  • State or Canadian provincial or territorial issued identification card
  • US Government Issued Alien Registration Card
  • Canadian Health ID
  • US or Canadian Government Issued Passport or Passport Card
  • International Passport which includes English translation on the passport
  • US or Canadian Government Issued Military Identification card
Temporary IDs are NOT accepted - No additional forms of ID or documents are accepted

Candidates may take breaks during the examination, but the test timing continues during any breaks taken. Make sure you have eaten before the administration begins. You will not be allowed food or drink in the testing room. You may not bring paper, pencil or a calculator. You will have access to scratch paper and an online calculator during the exam.

Rescheduling Within the Exam Window
To change an exam date, time or location (based on seat availability) once within the same exam window, candidates must reschedule online at least two business days before the scheduled exam date or by calling PSI at 1-833-256-1419. Candidates who wish to change their appointment within two days of the examination will not be refunded their examination fee and will be required to pay the entire examination fee for any future examinations through the AAVSB per the application windows. You cannot change your exam appointment within two days of the scheduled examination. Failure to take the exam as scheduled will result in forfeiture of the full exam fee.

Candidate Support Center Information

(833) 256-1419