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How to pay your fees

Payments for vets and VNs fees

Veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses and new registrants should pay their fees via My Account using one of the methods below. New registrants applying to register with RCVS should wait until they have submitted their application for registration before making a payment. Receipts will be automatically emailed to you following payment, and these can also be obtained from My Account

Via debit and credit card

Login to My Account and pay your fees by debit or credit card on or before the due date. We accept Visa debit and credit cards, and Mastercard. There is no charge for paying by either debit or credit card.

Via direct debit

Direct debit payments are collected annually on, or shortly after, the fee collection date. To set up a direct debit instruction, login to My Account and select the fee(s) which you wish to pay. This option is only available for personal (not business) UK bank account holders, and the direct debit instruction must be submitted at least 12 days prior to the collection dates.

Fee type Fee collection date
Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice annual fee 1 March
Veterinary surgeons annual fee 1 April
RCVS Fellow annual fee 1 July
RCVS Specialist annual fee 1 July
RCVS Advanced Practitioner annual fee 1 July
Veterinary nurses annual fee 1 November

Other methods

We regret we do not accept payments from individuals by bank transfer, cheque or over the telephone.

Employers wishing to pay annual fees on behalf of their employees may use our corporate scheme for bulk payment, subject to eligibility. If you wish to enquire about the corporate bulk payment scheme, please contact [email protected] at least 3 months prior to the renewal date so that we can include you in the corporate bulk payment process. 

Employers should not make bank transfer payments for any veterinary surgeon or veterinary nurse fees on behalf of their employees unless they have received an invoice from RCVS under the corporate bulk payment scheme.

Payments for practice fees

Registered Veterinary Practices Premises (RVPP) may be paid through My Account or via bank transfer using the details below.

Practice Standards Scheme (PSS) fees should be paid via bank transfer using the details below.

Via bank transfer

Bank transfers are only accepted for payment of (i) practice fees or (ii) under the corporate bulk payment scheme for veterinary surgeons and nurses annual renewal fees, for which a bulk invoice will have been sent to you. All bank transfers must be clearly referenced and accompanied by a remittance slip emailed to [email protected] on, or before, the payment date. All remittances should include a detailed breakdown of the payment including the invoice number(s). 

All international banking charges are borne by the payee, including the international fees levied by our bank Lloyds, which is approximately £7 per transaction.

For UK transfers

Bank name: Lloyds Bank
Bank account name: Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons - Fees a/c
Bank account number:       01066656
Sort code: 309897

For international transfers

IBAN: GB93LOYD30989701066656
SWIFT number:   LOYDGB2L

Please allow up to 10 working days for payments by bank transfer to be processed. Failure to provide the requested details for your payment may result in delays in identifying and allocating payment to the practice account.

Other methods

We regret we cannot not accept payments for practice fees by cheque or over the telephone.

Contact us

For any further information on payment of fees, please contact the Finance Department on 020 7202 0722 or email [email protected].

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