Fees

Fees for veterinary surgeons 2017/18

Fees for Registered Veterinary Practice Premises (RVPP) & Practice Standards Scheme 2017/18

Fees for veterinary nurses 2017

 

Fees for veterinary surgeons 2017/18

Registration fees
1 April - 30 September £314
1 October - 31 March £157
New graduates*   £157
Restricted (temporary)  £314
Restricted (temporary) - for practice restricted to 6 months or less £157

 *Graduates graduating between 1 Jan 2017 and 30 Sept 2017 who are registering between 1 Apr 2017 and 30 Sept 2017

 

Annual renewal fee
Registration category By 30 April After 30 April *After 31 May
UK-practising £314 £349 £628
Practising outside the UK £157 £192 £471
Non-practising £51 £86 £365
Non-practising (70 years plus) No fee No fee No fee

 

*If the renewal fee in full is not received by 31 May 2017 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 £314, in addition to your registration fee. Please note during this time you will not be able to use the postnominal MRCVS and UK-practising vets will need to cease practising immediately.

Note: View the fee payable when changing your registration category (at the same time as paying your annual renewal fee)

 

Restoration fee after removal for non-payment
Registration category *Fee payable if restoring after removal for non-payment
UK-practising £628

Practising outside the UK

£471

Non-practising

£365

*If the renewal fee in full is not received by 31 May 2017 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 £314, in addition to your registration fee. Please note during this time you will not be able to use the postnominal MRCVS and UK-practising vets will need to cease practising immediately.

 

Restoration fee after voluntary removal

Registration category

1 April - 30 September

1 October - 31 March
UK-practising £392 £235

Practising outside the UK

£235 £156

Non-practising

£129 £103

Change of category: fees payable

 

1 April - 30 September 1 October - 31 March
From 'Practising outside the UK' to 'UK-practising' £157 payable £78 payable
From 'Non-practising' to 'UK-practising' £263 payable £131 payable
From 'Non-practising' to 'Practising outside the UK' £106 payable £53 payable
From 'UK-practising' to 'Practising outside the UK' £78 credit No credit, nothing payable
From 'UK-practising' to 'Non-practising' £131 credit No credit, nothing payable
From 'Practising outside the UK' to 'Non-practising'  £53 credit No credit, nothing payable

*This table shows the fee payable for changing your registration category. View the fee payable when changing your registration category (at the same time as paying your annual renewal fee).

 

Certificate fees
Replacement Membership Certificate £40
Letters of Good Standing £15
Letter of Good Standing (urgent request) £35
Right of Establishment Certificates £15
Provision of Services Certificates £3.60

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

 

Certificate/Diploma fees
Diploma: exam application £1,238

 

Fellowship RCVS (FRCVS) fees
Fellowship Application Fee £82
Fellowship Annual Fee £82

 

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

 

Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice fees
Initial enrolment fee £66
Annual fee paid by direct debit £33
Annual fee paid by cheque/bank transfer/card £45
Synoptic exams £884
Accreditation fee up to 6 modules £331
Accreditation fee 7-12 modules £957
Accreditation fee over 12 modules £991

 

Specialist fees
Application: recognised qualification £82
Annual fee paid by direct debit £82
Annual fee paid by cheque/bank transfer/card £93
EU Specialists annual listing fee paid by cheque/bank transfer/card £41
Re-application fee £82
Restoration fee (plus listing fee for the year) £82

 

Advanced Practitioner fees
Application: recognised qualification £82
Annual fee paid by direct debit £82
Annual fee paid by cheque/bank transfer/card £93

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Fees for Registered Veterinary Practice Premises (RVPP) & Practice Standards Scheme 2017

RVPP fees
Initial registration £34
Annual fee £34

 

Practice Standards fees
Initial application fee £62
Initial inspection fee £437
Annual fee: main/standalone practice* £430
Annual fee: branch practice* £118
Award fee** £218.40
(Candidates must pay the relevant RVPP fee(s) until accredited)

 

*Includes £34 RVPP fee if relevant

**For a half day assessment (not including chargeable expenses)

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

 

Publication fees
Register of Members (2016)*  £40

*Excludes postage & packaging

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Fees for veterinary nurses 2017

Student enrolment fees
Enrolment (for all students) £179
Enrolment extension (for one year) £80
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 May 2017 - 31 October 2017) £81.50
Registration fee (1 November 2017 - 31 April 2018) £118
Assessment of qualifications - overseas application £141
Assessment of qualifications - overseas Acovene VN applications £71
Annual Register renewal fee (from 01/11/17) £64
Period of supervised practice (PSP) registration fee £79

 

Restoration fee after removal for non-payment

Fee payable if restoring between 1 May 2017-31 October 2017

Fee payable if restoring between 1 November 2017-31 April 2018
£81.50 (includes annual renewal fee) £118 (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) £361
Pre-registration written £206
University examiner training - per day £2,000

 

Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing fees
Indexing fee: initial fee £66
Indexing fee: annual fee £39
Certification of modules £51
Final assessment: conducted by university £171
Final assessment: conducted by RCVS £519

 

Accreditation fees
New Centre & Course accreditation (for 5 yrs) & reaccreditation fee £2,633

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