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Fees

Fees for veterinary surgeons 2016

Fees for Registered Veterinary Practice Premises (RVPP) & Practice Standards Scheme 2016

Fees for veterinary nurses 2016

 

Fees for veterinary surgeons 2016

Registration fees
Registration (1 October - 31 March) £150
Registration (1 April - 30 September) £299
Registration: new graduates graduating between 1 Jan 2016 and 30 Sept 2016 who are registering between 1 Apr 2016 and 30 Sept 2016  £150
Temporary registration £299

 

Annual renewal fee
Registration Category Fee payable if payment received by 30 April Fee payable if payment received after 30 April *Fee payable if payment received after 31 May
UK-practising £299 £334 £598
Practising outside the UK £150 £185 £449
Non-practising £49 £84 £348
Non-practising (70 years plus) No fee No fee No fee

 *If the renewal fee in full is not received by 31 May 2016 then your name will be removed from the Register of Veterinary Surgeons. In order to restore your name to the Register you will need to pay a restoration fee of £299 in addition to your registration fee. Please note during this time you will not be able to use the postnominal MRCVS and the UK Practising vets will need to cease practising immediately.

Note: To view the fee payable when changing your registration category at the same time as paying your annual renewal fee then please click here

 

Restoration fee after removal for non-payment
Registration Category *Fee payable if restoring after removal for non-payment
UK-practising £598

Practising outside the UK

£449

Non-practising

£348

*If the renewal fee in full is not received by 31 May 2016 then your name will be removed from the Register of Veterinary Surgeons. In order to restore your name to the Register you will need to pay a restoration fee of £299 in addition to your registration fee. Please note during this time you will not be able to use the postnominal MRCVS and the UK Practising vets will need to cease practising immediately.

 

Restoration fee after voluntary removal

Registration Category

Fee payable if restoring between 1 October- 31 March

Fee payable if restoring between 1 April- 30 September
UK-practising £225 £374

Practising outside the UK

£150 £225

Non-practising

£100 £124

Change of category: fees payable

 

1 April - 30 September 1 October - 31 March
From 'Practising outside the UK' to 'UK-practising' (standard fee) £149 payable £75 payable
From 'Non-practising' to 'UK-practising' (standard fee) £250 payable £125 payable
From 'Non-practising' to 'Practising outside the UK' £101 payable £50 payable
From 'UK-practising' (standard fee) to 'Practising outside the UK' £75 credit No credit, nothing payable
From 'UK-practising' (standard fee) to 'Non-practising' £125 credit No credit, nothing payable
From 'Practising outside the UK' to 'Non-practising'  £50 credit No credit, nothing payable

*This table shows the fee payable for changing your registration category. To view the fee payable when changing your registration category at the same time as paying your annual renewal fee then please click here

 

Certificate fees
Replacement Membership Certificate £40
Letters of Good Standing £12
Letter of Good Standing (urgent request) £32
Right of Establishment Certificates £12
Provision of Services Certificates £3.60

Please note the above certificate fees include a VAT charge of 20%.

 

Certificate/Diploma fees
Diploma: exam application £1,202

 

Fellowship RCVS (FRCVS) fees
Thesis: registration or MCL: preliminary £432
Thesis: submission or MCL: submission £1,093
Thesis: re-submission £546

 

Membership RCVS (MRCVS) fees
Whole exam £1,430
Sitting 1 or 2 subjects only £715

 

Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice fees
Initial enrolment fee £64
Annual fee paid by direct debit £32
Annual fee paid by cheque/bank transfer £44
Synoptic exams £858
Accreditation fee up to 6 modules £321
Accreditation fee 7-12 modules £929
Accreditation fee over 12 modules £962

 

Specialist fees
Application: recognised qualification £80
Annual fee paid by direct debit £80
Annual fee paid by cheque or bank transfer £90
Re-application fee £80
Restoration fee (plus listing fee for the year) £80

 

Advanced Practitioner fees
Application: recognised qualification £80
Annual fee paid by direct debit £80
Annual fee paid by cheque or bank transfer £90

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Fees for Registered Veterinary Practice Premises (RVPP) & Practice Standards Scheme 2016

RVPP fees
Initial registration £34
Annual fee £34

 

Practice Standards fees
Initial Application fee £60
Initial Inspection fee £420
Annual fee: main/standalone practice* £413.20
Annual fee: branch practice* £113.20
(Candidates must pay the relevant RVPP fee(s) until accredited)

 

*Includes £34 RVPP fee if relevant

Practice Standards fees include a VAT charge of 20%.  RVPP fees are exempt

 

Publication fees
Register of Members (2015)*  £40

*Excludes postage & packaging

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Fees for veterinary nurses 2016

Student enrolment fees
Enrolment- for all students £174
Enrolment extension (for one year) £78
Temporary enrolment (for temporary or visiting students) £30

* In addition to the RCVS enrolment fee, students must also pay a qualification registration fee to the relevant awarding organisation or university. Your college or university will be able to advise you further.

 

Registration & annual renewal fees
Registration fee (1 November - 31 April) £112
Registration fee (1 May - 31 October) £81.50
Assessment of qualifications - overseas application £137
Annual Register renewal fee £61
Period of supervised practice (PSP) registration fee £77

 

Restoration fee after removal for non-payment

Fee payable if restoring between 1 November-31 April

Fee payable if restoring between 1 May-31 October
£112 (includes annual renewal fee) £81.50 (includes annual renewal fee)

 

Certificate and badge fees
Replacement veterinary nurse badge £45
Replacement certificate £40
VN Letter of good standing £12

 

Veterinary Nursing examination fees
Pre-registration practical (OSCE) £350
Examiner training - one day only £171
Examiner training - per day when more than two days training £137

 

Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing fees
Indexing fee: initial fee £64
Indexing fee: annual fee £37
Certification of modules £49
Final assessment: conducted by university £166
Final assessment: conducted by RCVS £503

 

Accreditation fees
Accreditation and re-accreditation fee £2,557

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