Coming Soon: New Member Portal and Website for the OAVT

The OAVT is excited to announce the launch of a new and improved website and member portal. With a fresh look and streamlined experience, the OAVT website will continue to serve as the central hub for all members and an important source of information for the public.

Some of the key features of the new software include:

The new website and member portal are anticipated to launch at the end of February 2021.

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Can I still make changes to the contact information in my profile?

No, as of January 1, 2021, any changes to your member profile are not permitted. If you need to change your contact information, please email oavt@oavt.org.


My CE collection period ends December 31, 2020, will I still be able to add entries?

If you have completed CE activities that have not yet been entered, you are encouraged to do so before Dec 31, 2020. You can continue to submit completed activities in the current member portal (link) until Dec 31, 2020.

As of January 1, 2021, you will not have access to add entries to your CE period, however, you will be given early access to complete your CE period in the new member portal. It is important to note that the new system will require documentation/proof to be uploaded with each CE activity entry. You will need to complete submissions to your CE period by the end of your grace period (60 days from your CE period end date).


My CE collection period ends January 31, 2021 OR February 28, 2021 will I be impacted?

If you have completed CE activities that have not yet been entered, you are encouraged to do so before Dec 31, 2020. You can continue to submit completed activities in the current member portal until Dec 31, 2020.

You will have access to add entries in the new member portal when it launches at the end of February 2021. You will need to complete submissions to your CE period by the end of your grace period (60 days from your CE period end date).


I have completed CE activities to enter in my current collection period, what should I do?

If you have CE activities that have not yet been entered, you are encouraged to do so before Dec 31, 2020. You can continue to submit completed activities in the current member portal until Dec 31, 2020.

You will have access to add entries in the new member portal when it launches at the end of February 2021. You will need to complete submissions to your CE period by the end of your grace period (60 days from your CE period end date).


Will I still have access to all of my past invoices?

Past invoices will not be available in the new member portal. If you require access to old invoices, please log into the current system and download them by January 1, 2021.

How do I apply to become an OAVT member?

All member applications are currently closed. New Pending Member applications will re-open at the end of January 2021. New pending members will be required to upload a copy of a current criminal record check when applying to become a member. This does not affect current pending members. All other membership applications will re-open at the end of February 2021.

If you have any questions or concerns about an application between now and the end of February 2021, please contact oavt@oavt.org.


I want to write the VTNE (Veterinary Technician National Exam) in February or March, what do I do?

In order to write the VTNE, prospective Ontario RVTs will need to become a Pending Member of the OAVT. Applications are currently closed and will re-open at the end of January.


I’m graduating from a veterinary technician program at the end of 2020, can I still become an OAVT member?

Yes, membership applications are currently closed and will re-open at the end of January 2021.

I recently posted a job, will I have to post it again?

To view the status of a current job posting, login to the current system, click on Job Bank and refer to “Post and Manage Jobs”. OAVT staff will be in touch with those that have job postings that do not expire before the new website is launched.


Will the new job posting feature use the same account that I currently use?

No, when the new website launches, you will need to create a new user account and password.


Will I have access to old invoices in the new job posting feature?

Past invoices will not be available in the new job posting feature. If you require access to old invoices, please log into the current system and download them by January 1, 2021.

Will I be able to complete my RRP Training during the transition to the new database?

The RRP Online Training Portal will be disabled temporarily from Feb 1, 2021 for approximately 3 weeks. During this time no new training or retraining will be available for the RRP. If your current training is going to expire within this time frame please ensure it is completed before January 31, 2021 so that your RRP Membership remains current and your name remains on the RRP Dispatch List.


Will my RRP Training information transfer over to the new database?

Any RRP Online Training Modules that have been completed before January 31, 2021 will be transferred over to the new database. RRP Training Modules that are partially completed will not be transferred over. Modules that have not been fully completed by January 31, 2021 will need to be restarted in the new database once it is launched.


Will my RRP availability status transfer over to the new database?

The settings for your RRP availability status will not transfer over to the new database. When the new database is up and running all statuses will be defaulted to available. Please go in and make sure the availability status is current once the new database is live.

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