The Board issues animal crematory licenses to a fixed location that offers animal crematory services. All licenses expire on December 31st of every even-numbered year.
Pending inspection and licensure, the crematory may open for business once the completed application and appropriate fee have been submitted to the Board's office. Please see the Animal Crematory Application and Instructions for more details, including the steps required to obtain licensure.
A premises license issued by the Board is required whenever veterinary medical services will be provided to the public. Complete applications and fees must be received at the Board office BEFORE services can be provided; an acknowledgement of receipt will be mailed to applicants. Within approximately 90 days of the Board's receipt of the application, the Board's Premises Compliance Inspector will notify the premises staff of the upcoming premises inspection. Please review the Inspection Report (a.k.a.
To work as a veterinary technician in Arizona, certification is not required; earning a CVT is a voluntary action.
NEW PROCESS AS OF MARCH 2020: Individuals who wish to earn certification in Arizona must first pass the VTNE before applying to the Arizona Veterinary Medical Board (unless you are applying via "Universal Recognition")! The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) will be reviewing applicants to sit for the VTNE instead of the Board, unless you d