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Fees

Fees for veterinary surgeons 2014-15

Fees for Registered Veterinary Practice Premises (RVPP) & Practice Standards Scheme 2015

Fees for veterinary nurses 2015

 

 

Fees for veterinary surgeons 2014-15

Registration fees
Registration (1 Oct 2014 - 31 Mar 2015) £150
Registration (1 Apr 2015 - 30 Sept 2015) £299
Registration (1 Oct 2015 - 31 Mar 2016) £150
Registration: new graduates graduating between 1 Jan 2015 and 30 Sept 2015 who are registering between 1 Apr 2015 and 30 Sept 2015  £150
Temporary registration £299

 

Annual renewal fee
Registration Category Fee payable if payment received by 30 April 2015 Fee payable if payment received after 30 April 2015 *Fee payable if payment received after 31 May 2015
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 2015 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 imediately.

 

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 2015 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 imediately.

 

Restoration fee after voluntary removal

Registration Category

Fee payable if restoring between 1 April 2015-30 September 2015 Fee payable if restoring between 1 October 2015- 31 March 2016
UK-practising £374 £225

Practising outside the UK

£225 £150

Non-practising

£124 £100

 

Change of category: fees payable

 

1 October 2014 - 31 March 2015 1 April 2015 - 30 Sept 2015
From 'Practising outside the UK' to 'UK-practising' No fee £75
From 'Non-practising' to 'UK-practising' No fee £125
From 'Non-practising' to 'Practising outside the UK' No fee £50

 

Certificate fees
Replacement Membership Certificate £40
Letters of Good Standing £3.60
Letter of Good Standing (urgent request) £23.60
Right of Establishment Certificates £3.60
Provision of Services Certificates £3.60

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

 

Certificate/Diploma fees
Diploma: exam application £1,156

 

Fellowship RCVS (FRCVS) fees
Thesis: registration or MCL: preliminary £415
Thesis: submission or MCL: submission £1051
Thesis: re-submission £525

 

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

 

Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice fees
Initial enrolment fee £62
Annual fee paid by direct debit £31
Annual fee paid by cheque/bank transfer £42
Synoptic exams £825
Accreditation fee up to 6 modules £309
Accreditation fee 7-12 modules £893
Accreditation fee over 12 modules £925

 

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 2015

RVPP fees
Initial registration £34
Annual fee £34

 

Practice Standards fees
Application fee £541
Annual fee: main/standalone practice* £286
Annual fee: branch practice* £68
(Candidates must pay the relevant RVPP fee(s) until accredited)

 

*Includes £34 RVPP fee if relevant

 

Publication fees
Register of Members (2014)*  £40

*Excludes postage & packaging

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Fees for veterinary nurses 2015

Student enrolment fees
Enrolment- for all students £169
Enrolment extension (for one year) £76
Temporary enrolment (for temporary or visiting students) £29

* 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 £112
Assessment of qualifications - overseas application £133
Annual List/Register renewal fee £61
Restoration fee (inclusive of renewal fee) £112
Period of supervised practice (PSP) registration fee £75

 

Certificate and badge fees
Replacement veterinary nurse badge £45
Replacement certificate £40

 

Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing fees
Indexing fee: initial fee £62
Indexing fee: annual fee £36
Certification of modules £48
Final assessment: conducted by university £161
Final assessment: conducted by RCVS £489

 

Accreditation fees
Accreditation and re-accreditation fee £2,482

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For all RCVS Awards' fees including exam and centre fees, please visit the RCVS Awards website. (This link will open in a new window.)

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