Examination Date & Fees

CVPM Dates

2019 Examination Dates and Application Deadlines

  • 1st Administration: Monday - Saturday, January 7-12, 2019
    Application Deadline: September 1, 2018

  • 2nd Administration: Monday - Saturday, April 8-13, 2019
    Application Deadline: December 1, 2018

  • 3rd Administration: Monday - Saturday, August 12-17, 2019
    Application Deadline: April 1, 2019

  • 4th Administration: Monday - Saturday, November 4-9, 2019
    Application Deadline: July 1, 2019

2020 Examination Dates and Application Deadlines 

  • 1st Administration: Monday - Saturday, January 27-February 1, 2020

    Application Deadline: September 1, 2019

  • 2nd Administration: Monday - Saturday, April 20-25, 2020

    Application Deadline: December 1, 2019

  • 3rd Administration: Monday - Saturday, August 24-29, 2020

    Application Deadline: April 1, 2020

  • 4th Administration: Monday - Saturday, November 9-14, 2020

    Application Deadline: June 1, 2020

CVPM Fees

Examination Fee 

The examination fee must be paid at the time of your application submission.

  • $675 for VHMA Member

  • $825 for non-VHMA Members

Re-Examination Fee

For candidates who not successfully pass the examination.

  • $575 for VHMA Members
  • $725 for non-VHMA Members

Reschedule, Cancellation or Failure to Appear

Greater than 3 days/72 hours of the examination date (per examination) = $50 first reschedule or cancellation/$100 second reschedule or cancellation/$150 for the 3rd reschedule or cancellation.

Less than 3 days/72 hours of the examination date (each incident) = $160 fee is charged if a candidate reschedules, cancels or fails to appear for a scheduled examination.

These charges apply each time a candidate reschedules, cancels or fails to appear.

CVPM Application

The CVPM program application is available for free. A link to download the file will be provided to you by email in your order confirmation notice.

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Recertification

To maintain certification, the Certified Veterinary Practice Manager must accumulate forty-eight (48) continuing education hours and submit documentation along with the $210 recertification fee every two (2) years.

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Administration

The CVPM examination is administered electronically through High-stake Online Secure Testing (HOST) locations throughout North America. 

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