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Welcome to the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Contact us


Opening times

We are open from 9.15am until 5pm, Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.

Opening times during the Christmas and New Year period are announced separately each year in latest news.


General enquiries

For general enquiries about the RCVS, for comments about our website, or if you are not sure which department to email, please complete our contact form or use the following contact details:

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
Belgravia House
62-64 Horseferry Road

T 020 7222 2001 
F 020 7222 2004 


Departmental enquiries

If you have a specific enquiry, please e-mail the appropriate department using the contact details below.



Contact details


For queries relating to Media, Government and public relations as well as congresses, regional meetings, publications (including the Annual Report, RCVS News) corporate communications and website.

T 020 7202 0727



Corporate Services

For information on the Register, Directory of Practices and purchase of publications.

T 020 7202 0762




For issues of undergraduate and postgraduate education e.g. Certificates and Diplomas, Specialists, CPD and Visitations.

T 020 7202 0791


View a detailed contact list for the Education Department.


Facilities Management

For information on room bookings and catering.

T 020 7202 0765




For enquiries relating to finances.

T 020 7202 0723



Practice Standards Scheme

For general enquiries about the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme.

T 020 7202 0767



President / Chief Executive

For matters relating to the President and Chief Executive, the Operational Board and RCVS Day.



For matters relating to the RCVS Council and The Registrar

T 020 7202 0761



T 020 7202 0737



Professional Conduct

For matters relating to concerns, disciplinary and preliminary investigation issues, requests for advice, veterinary hospitals and riding establishments approval.

T 020 7202 0789



View a detailed contact list for the Professional Conduct Department

RCVS Knowledge Library

For enquiries relating to book loans, database searches, historical collections and information services.

T 020 7202 0752



RCVS Knowledge

For all enquiries relating to RCVS Knowledge (formerly the RCVS Charitable Trust) including library enquiries.

T 020 7202 0721



View more contact details for RCVS Knowledge. (This link will take you to the RCVS Knowledge website.) 


For all member enquiries relating to a veterinary surgeons' and veterinary nurses' registration, including annual renewal queries, updating contact details, changes of name, letters of good standing, changes of registration category and removals and restorations. Vets looking to register with the RCVS should also contact the Registration Department, as should new Veterinary Practice Premises (VPPs), and existing practice premises wishing to update their details. 

T 020 7202 0707




Veterinary Nursing

For all matters relating to veterinary nurse training and Approved Centres. Student veterinary nurses looking to enrol and qualified VNs wishing to register for the first time with the RCVS should also contact the Veterinary Nursing Department.

T 020 7202 0788



View a detailed contact list for the Veterinary Nursing Department

If you are visiting the RCVS offices please go to our how to find us page. 

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