Fees

Fees for veterinary surgeons 2020

Fees for Registered Veterinary Practice Premises (RVPP) & Practice Standards Scheme 2020

Fees for veterinary nurses 2020

 

Fees for veterinary surgeons 2020

Registration fees
1 October 2019 - 31 March 2020  £170
1 April 2020 - 30 September 2020 £364
New graduates*   £182
Restricted (temporary)  £364
Restricted (temporary) - for practice restricted to 6 months or less £182

 

*Graduates graduating between 1 Jan 2020 and 30 Sept 2020 who are registering between 1 Apr 2020 and 30 Sept 2020

 

Annual renewal fee 2020-21
Registration category By 30 April 2020 After 30 April 2020 *After 31 May 2020
UK-practising £364 £399 £728
Practising outside the UK £182 £217 £546
Non-practising £60 £95 £424
Non-practising (70 years plus) No fee No fee No fee

 

*If the renewal fee in full is not received by 31 May 2020 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 £364, 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 2020-21
Registration category *Fee payable if restoring after removal for non-payment
UK-practising £728

Practising outside the UK

£546

Non-practising

£424

 

*If the renewal fee in full is not received by 31 May 2020 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 £364, 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 October 2019 - 31 March 2020

1 April - 30 September 2020

UK-practising £255 £455

Practising outside the UK

£170 £273

Non-practising

£113

£151

Change of category: fees payable

 

1 October 2019 - 31 March 2020 1 April - 30 September 2020
From 'Practising outside the UK' to 'UK-practising'

£85 payable

£182 payable
From 'Non-practising' to 'UK-practising' £142 payable £304 payable
From 'Non-practising' to 'Practising outside the UK' £57 payable £122 payable
From 'UK-practising' to 'Practising outside the UK' (No credit, nothing payable) £91 credit
From 'UK-practising' to 'Non-practising' (No credit, nothing payable) £152 credit
From 'Practising outside the UK' to 'Non-practising'  (No credit, nothing payable) £60 credit

 

*This table shows the fee payable for changing your registration category. If your category changes before 31 March 2020 you will need to pay the annual renewal fee for your new category from 1 April 2020. View the fee payable when changing your registration category (at the same time as paying your annual renewal fee).

 

Certificate fees
Replacement Membership Certificate £46
Letters of Good Standing £16
Letter of Good Standing (urgent request) £36
Right of Establishment Certificates £16
Provision of Services Certificates £16

 

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

 

Fellowship RCVS (FRCVS) fees
Fellowship application fee £91
Fellowship annual fee £91

 

Membership RCVS (MRCVS) fees
Whole exam £2,500

 

Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice fees
Initial enrolment fee £72
CertAVP annual fee  £36
Synoptic exams £966
Accreditation fee up to 6 modules £361
Accreditation fee 7-12 modules £1,045
Accreditation fee over 12 modules £1,083

 

Specialist fees
Application: recognised qualification £90
Specialist annual fee  £90
EU Specialists annual listing fee  £45
Re-application fee £90
Restoration fee (plus annual fee for the year) £90

 

Advanced Practitioner fees
Application: recognised qualification £90
Annual fee paid by direct debit £90

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Fees for Registered Veterinary Practice Premises (RVPP) & Practice Standards Scheme 2020

RVPP fees
Initial registration £34
Annual fee £34

 

Practice Standards Scheme fees
Initial joining fee £68
Initial inspection fee* £477
Annual fee: main/standalone practice** £470
Annual fee: branch practice** £129
Award fee (half day assessment)* £239
(Candidates must pay the relevant RVPP fee(s) until accredited)

 

*Not including chargeable expenses.

**Includes £34 RVPP fee if relevant.

Please note that the annual fee for a main/standalone practice covers 1 day of assessment every 4 years. A branch premises does not accrue an assessment day. Any additional assessment days exceeding the accrued amount will be charged to the practice to cover the assessor’s time and expenses.

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

Publication fees
Register of Members (2019)*  £40

 

*Excludes postage & packaging

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Fees for veterinary nurses 2020

Student enrolment fees
Enrolment (for all students) £196
Enrolment extension (for 1 year) £88
Temporary enrolment (for temporary or visiting students) £33

 

*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 2019 - 30 April 2020) £127
Registration fee (1 May - 31 October 2020) £93
Assessment of qualifications - overseas application £155
Assessment of qualifications - overseas Acovene VN applications £77
Annual renewal fee (from 1 November 2019) £69
Period of supervised practice (PSP) registration fee £89

 

Restoration fee after removal for non-payment

Fee payable if restoring between 1 November 2019 - 30 April 2020

Fee payable if restoring between 1 May - 31 October 2020

£127 (includes annual renewal fee) £93 (includes annual renewal fee)

 

Certificate and badge fees
Replacement veterinary nurse badge £49
Replacement certificate £46
VN Letter of good standing £16

 

Veterinary Nursing examination fees
Pre-registration practical (OSCE) £393
Pre-registration written £226
Pre-registration assessment- assignment or NPL £50
Familiarisation event £50
University examiner training - per day £2,186
Examiner training £50

 

Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing fees
Indexing fee: initial fee £72
Indexing fee: annual fee £42
Final assessment: conducted by university £186
Final assessment: conducted by RCVS £567

 

Accreditation fees
New centre & course accreditation (for 5 yrs) & re-accreditation fee £2,878

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