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Fees for veterinary surgeons 2021

Registration fees

1 April 2021 - 30 September 2021   £364
1 October 2021 - 31 March 2022 £182
New graduates*   £182
Restricted (temporary)  £364
Restricted (temporary) - for practice restricted to 6 months or less £182

*Graduates graduating between 1 Jan 2021 and 30 Sept 2021 who are registering between 1 Apr 2021 and 30 Sept 2021

Annual renewal fee 2021-22

  By 31 May 2021 *After 31 May 2021
UK-practising** £364 £728
Practising outside the UK £182 £546
Non-practising £60 £424
Non-practising (70 years plus) No fee No fee

*If the renewal fee in full is not received by 31 May 2021 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 2021-22

  *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 2021 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

  1 April - 30 September 2021  1 October 2021 - 31 March 2022
UK-practising £455 £273
Practising outside the UK £273 £182
Non-practising £151 £121

In order to restore your name to the Register you will need to pay a restoration fee of £91, 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.

Change of category: fees payable

1 April - 30 September 2021  1 October 2021 - 31 March 2022
From 'Practising outside the UK' to 'UK-practising' £182 payable £91 payable
From 'Non-practising' to 'UK-practising' £304 payable £152 payable
From 'Non-practising' to 'Practising outside the UK' £122 payable £61 payable
From 'UK-practising' to 'Practising outside the UK'  £91 credit (No credit, nothing payable)
From 'UK-practising' to 'Non-practising' £152 credit (No credit, nothing payable)
From 'Practising outside the UK' to 'Non-practising'  £60 credit (No credit, nothing payable)

Note: This table shows the fee payable for changing your registration category. If your category changes before 31 March 2021 you will need to pay the annual renewal fee for your new category from 1 April 2021. 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

Note: The above certificate fees include a VAT charge of 20%.

 

Fellowship RCVS (FRCVS) fees

Fellowship application fee £93
Fellowship annual fee £94
Old Fellowship Thesis: Submission £1,194
Old Fellowship Thesis: Resubmission £597
Old Fellowship MCL: Preliminary £472
Old Fellowship MCL: Submission £1,194

Membership RCVS (MRCVS) fees

Whole exam £2,500

Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice fees

Initial enrolment fee £74
CertAVP annual fee  £37
Synoptic exams £995
Accreditation fee up to 6 modules £372
Accreditation fee 7-12 modules £1,076
Accreditation fee over 12 modules £1,115

Specialist fees

Application: recognised qualification (covers application and first year of listing) £93
Specialist annual listing fee  £93
EU Specialists annual listing fee  £46
Re-application fee £93
Restoration fee (plus annual listing fee for the year) £93

Advanced Practitioner fees

Application: recognised qualification (covers application and first year of listing) £93
Annual fee paid by direct debit £93

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Fees for Registered Veterinary Practice Premises (RVPP) & Practice Standards Scheme 2021

RVPP fees

Initial registration £34
Annual fee £34

Practice Standards Scheme fees

Initial joining fee £70
Initial inspection fee* £491
Annual fee: main/standalone practice** £484
Annual fee: branch practice** £133
Award fee (half day assessment)* £205

Note: Candidates must pay the relevant RVPP fee(s) until accredited.
*Not including chargeable expenses.
**Includes £34 RVPP fee if relevant.

Also 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.

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Fees for veterinary nurses 2021

Student enrolment fees

Enrolment (for all students) £202
Enrolment extension (for 1 year) £90
Temporary enrolment (for temporary or visiting students) £34

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 2021)  £100
Registration fee (1 November 2021 - 30 April 2022) £136
Assessment of qualifications - overseas application £159
Assessment of qualifications - overseas Acovene VN applications £80
Annual renewal fee (from 1 November 2021) £74
Period of supervised practice (PSP) registration fee £91

Restoration fee after removal for non-payment

Fee payable if restoring between 1 May - 31 October 2021 £100 (includes annual renewal fee)

Fee payable if restoring between 1 November 2021 - 30 April 2022

£136 (includes annual renewal fee)

Certificate and badge fees

Replacement veterinary nurse badge £51
Replacement certificate £46
VN Letter of good standing £16

Veterinary Nursing examination fees

Pre-registration practical (10 OSCE) £405
Pre-registration written £232
Pre-registration assessment- assignment or NPL £50
Familiarisation event £50
University examiner training - per day £2,251
Examiner training £50

Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing fees

Indexing fee: initial fee £74
Indexing fee: annual fee £43
Final assessment: conducted by university £192
Final assessment: conducted by RCVS £583

Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Nursing fees

Enrolment fee £74
Certification Fee £186

Accreditation fees

New programme accreditation (for 5 yrs) & re-accreditation fee £4,500
Additional Quality Monitoring Fees: Remote audit activity £700
Additional Quality Monitoring Fees: Attended audit activity £1050

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