TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1505 CERTIFIED VETERINARY TECHNICIANS
SECTION 1505.10 APPLICATION FOR EXAMINATION
Section 1505.10 Application for Examination
a) An applicant for a certificate as a certified veterinary technician shall file an application, on forms supplied by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation-Division of Professional Regulation (Division), at least 60 days prior to an examination date. The application shall include:
1) Certification of graduation from a certified veterinary technician program accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities;
2) Certification of licensure from state of original and current licensure, if applicable, stating:
A) The time during which the applicant was licensed in that jurisdiction, including the date of original issuance of the license;
B) A description of the licensure examination in that jurisdiction;
C) Whether the file on the applicant contains any record of disciplinary actions taken or pending; and
3) The required fee set forth in Section 1505.52.
b) Examination Prior to Graduation
1) An applicant enrolled in an approved certified veterinary technician program will be admitted to the May or December examination prior to graduation if he/she provides certification from a certified veterinary technician program from which the applicant is expected to graduate. If certification of graduation is not received within 90 days after the scheduled graduation date, the results of the examination shall be void.
2) The results of the examination shall be made available to the applicant but no State certification shall be issued until the Division has received certification of the applicant's graduation, within 90 days after the scheduled graduation date specified in subsection (b)(1).
3) In the case of failure of the examination, the applicant must submit his/her certificate of graduation to the Division or its designated testing service prior to taking the next examination.
c) Applicants who have successfully completed the Veterinary Technician National Examination prepared by the Professional Examination Service in another state will receive credit for that examination if the applicant passed the examination according to the testing entity's standard. The examination score report must be forwarded to the Division from the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) or the Veterinary Information Verifying Agency (VIVA).
(Source: Amended at 40 Ill. Reg. 2936, effective February 16, 2016)