Fees

Fees for veterinary surgeons 2018/19

Fees for Registered Veterinary Practice Premises (RVPP) & Practice Standards Scheme 2018

Fees for veterinary nurses 2018

 

Fees for veterinary surgeons 2018/19

Registration fees
1 April 2018 - 30 September 2019 £330
1 October 2018 - 31 March 2019 £165
New graduates*   £165
Restricted (temporary)  £330
Restricted (temporary) - for practice restricted to 6 months or less £165

 

*Graduates graduating between 1 Jan 2018 and 30 Sept 2018 who are registering between 1 Apr 2018 and 30 Sept 2018

 

Annual renewal fee
Registration category By 30 April 2018 After 30 April 2018 *After 31 May 2018
UK-practising £330 £365 £660
Practising outside the UK £165 £200 £495
Non-practising £54 £89 £384
Non-practising (70 years plus) No fee No fee No fee

 

*If the renewal fee in full is not received by 31 May 2018 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 £330, 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 £660

Practising outside the UK

£495

Non-practising

£384

 

*If the renewal fee in full is not received by 31 May 2018 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 £330, 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 2018

1 October 2018 - 31 March 2019
UK-practising £412 £247

Practising outside the UK

£247 £164

Non-practising

£136 £109

Change of category: fees payable

 

1 April - 30 September 2018

1 October 2018 - 31 March 2019
From 'Practising outside the UK' to 'UK-practising' £165 payable £82 payable
From 'Non-practising' to 'UK-practising' £276 payable £138 payable
From 'Non-practising' to 'Practising outside the UK' £111 payable £55 payable
From 'UK-practising' to 'Practising outside the UK'

£82 credit

(No credit, nothing payable)
From 'UK-practising' to 'Non-practising' £138 credit (No credit, nothing payable)
From 'Practising outside the UK' to 'Non-practising'  £55 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 £45
Letters of Good Standing £16
Letter of Good Standing (urgent request) £36
Right of Establishment Certificates £12
Provision of Services Certificates £12

 

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

 

Certificate/Diploma fees
Diploma: exam application £1,275

 

Fellowship RCVS (FRCVS) fees
Fellowship application fee £86
Fellowship annual fee £86

 

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

 

Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice fees
Initial enrolment fee £68
Annual fee paid by direct debit £34
Annual fee paid by cheque/bank transfer/card £34
Synoptic exams £910
Accreditation fee up to 6 modules £341
Accreditation fee 7-12 modules £985
Accreditation fee over 12 modules £1,021

 

Specialist fees
Application: recognised qualification £85
Annual fee paid by direct debit £85
Annual fee paid by cheque/bank transfer/card £85
EU Specialists annual listing fee paid by cheque/bank transfer/card £42
Re-application fee £85
Restoration fee (plus listing fee for the year) £85

 

Advanced Practitioner fees
Application: recognised qualification £84
Annual fee paid by direct debit £84
Annual fee paid by cheque/bank transfer/card £84

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Fees for Registered Veterinary Practice Premises (RVPP) & Practice Standards Scheme 2018

RVPP fees
Initial registration £34
Annual fee £34

 

Practice Standards fees
Initial joining fee £65
Initial inspection fee* £454
Annual fee: main/standalone practice** £447
Annual fee: branch practice** £122
Award fee (half day assessment)* £227
(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 (2017)*  £40

 

*Excludes postage & packaging

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Fees for veterinary nurses 2018

Student enrolment fees
Enrolment (for all students) £185
Enrolment extension (for one year) £83
Temporary enrolment (for temporary or visiting students) £31

 

*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 - 31 October 2018) £86
Registration fee (1 November 2018 - 30 April 2019) £123
Assessment of qualifications - overseas application £145
Assessment of qualifications - overseas Acovene VN applications £73
Annual renewal fee (from 1 November 2018) £67
Period of supervised practice (PSP) registration fee £83

 

Restoration fee after removal for non-payment

Fee payable if restoring between 1 May - 31 October 2018

Fee payable if restoring between 1 November 2018 - 30 April 2019
£86 (includes annual renewal fee) £123 (includes annual renewal fee)

 

Certificate and badge fees
Replacement veterinary nurse badge £46
Replacement certificate £41
VN Letter of good standing £12

 

Veterinary Nursing examination fees
Pre-registration practical (OSCE) £371
Pre-registration written £212
University examiner training - per day £2,060

 

Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing fees
Indexing fee: initial fee £68
Indexing fee: annual fee £40
Certification of modules £52
Final assessment: conducted by university £176
Final assessment: conducted by RCVS £534

 

Accreditation fees
New centre & course accreditation (for 5 yrs) & re-accreditation fee £2,712

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