Fees

Fees for veterinary surgeons 2019/20

Fees for Registered Veterinary Practice Premises (RVPP) & Practice Standards Scheme 2019

Fees for veterinary nurses 2018/19

 

Fees for veterinary surgeons 2019/20

Registration fees
1 October 2018 - 31 March 2019 £165
1 April 2019 - 30 September 2019 £340
1 October 2019 - 31 March 2020  £170
New graduates*   £170
Restricted (temporary)  £340
Restricted (temporary) - for practice restricted to 6 months or less £170

 

*Graduates graduating between 1 Jan 2019 and 30 Sept 2019 who are registering between 1 Apr 2019 and 30 Sept 2019

 

Annual renewal fee 2019-20
Registration category By 30 April 2019 After 30 April 2019 *After 31 May 2019
UK-practising £340 £375 £680
Practising outside the UK £170 £205 £510
Non-practising £56 £91 £396
Non-practising (70 years plus) No fee No fee No fee

 

*If the renewal fee in full is not received by 31 May 2019 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 £340, 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 2019-20
Registration category *Fee payable if restoring after removal for non-payment
UK-practising £680

Practising outside the UK

£510

Non-practising

£396

 

*If the renewal fee in full is not received by 31 May 2019 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 £340, 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 2018 - 31 March 2019

 

1 April - 30 September 2019
UK-practising £247 £425

Practising outside the UK

£164 £255

Non-practising

£109

£141

Change of category: fees payable

 

1 October 2018 - 31 March 2019 1 April - 30 September 2019
From 'Practising outside the UK' to 'UK-practising' £82 payable £170 payable
From 'Non-practising' to 'UK-practising' £138 payable £284 payable
From 'Non-practising' to 'Practising outside the UK' £55 payable £114 payable
From 'UK-practising' to 'Practising outside the UK' (No credit, nothing payable) £142 credit
From 'UK-practising' to 'Non-practising' (No credit, nothing payable) £85 credit
From 'Practising outside the UK' to 'Non-practising'  (No credit, nothing payable) £57 credit

 

*This table shows the fee payable for changing your registration category. If your category changes before 31 March 2019 you will need to pay the annual renewal fee for your new category from 1 April 2019. 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%.

 

Certificate/Diploma fees
Diploma: exam application £1,313

 

Fellowship RCVS (FRCVS) fees
Fellowship application fee £88
Fellowship annual fee £89

 

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

 

Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice fees
Initial enrolment fee £70
Annual fee paid by direct debit £35
Annual fee paid by cheque/bank transfer/card £35
Synoptic exams £938
Accreditation fee up to 6 modules £351
Accreditation fee 7-12 modules £1,015
Accreditation fee over 12 modules £1,051

 

Specialist fees
Application: recognised qualification £87
Annual fee paid by direct debit £87
Annual fee paid by cheque/bank transfer/card £87
EU Specialists annual listing fee paid by cheque/bank transfer/card £44
Re-application fee £87
Restoration fee (plus listing fee for the year) £87

 

Advanced Practitioner fees
Application: recognised qualification £87
Annual fee paid by direct debit £87
Annual fee paid by cheque/bank transfer/card £87

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Fees for Registered Veterinary Practice Premises (RVPP) & Practice Standards Scheme 2019

RVPP fees
Initial registration £34
Annual fee £34

 

Practice Standards fees
Initial joining fee £66
Initial inspection fee* £463
Annual fee: main/standalone practice** £456
Annual fee: branch practice** £125
Award fee (half day assessment)* £232
(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 (2018)*  £40

 

*Excludes postage & packaging

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Fees for veterinary nurses 2018-19

Student enrolment fees
Enrolment (for all students) £190
Enrolment extension (for one year) £85
Temporary enrolment (for temporary or visiting students) £32

 

*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 2018 - 30 April 2019) £123
Registration fee (1 May - 31 October 2019) £90
Assessment of qualifications - overseas application £150
Assessment of qualifications - overseas Acovene VN applications £75
Annual renewal fee (from 1 November 2018) £67
Period of supervised practice (PSP) registration fee £85

 

Restoration fee after removal for non-payment

Fee payable if restoring between 1 November 2018 - 30 April 2019

Fee payable if restoring between 1 May - 31 October 2019

£123 (includes annual renewal fee) £90 (includes annual renewal fee)

 

Certificate and badge fees
Replacement veterinary nurse badge £48
Replacement certificate £46
VN Letter of good standing £16

 

Veterinary Nursing examination fees
Pre-registration practical (OSCE) £382
Pre-registration written £219
University examiner training - per day £2,122

 

Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing fees
Indexing fee: initial fee £70
Indexing fee: annual fee £41
Certification of modules £54
Final assessment: conducted by university £181
Final assessment: conducted by RCVS £550

 

Accreditation fees
New centre & course accreditation (for 5 yrs) & re-accreditation fee £2,794

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