VNs - voluntary removal and restoration

Voluntary removal

If you are no longer practising as a veterinary nurse and are not involved in any veterinary nursing related activity, you can voluntarily remove your name online in the ‘My Account’ area. You will need to know your login details. Alternatively, you can complete a Voluntary Removal Form (see the 'Related documents' box).

If you are voluntarily removed from the Register, you can apply to be restored to the Register at a later date.   

If you have any queries about removing your name from the Register please contact the Registration Department on 020 7202 0707 or registration@rcvs.org.uk.

 

Restoration

If you have removed your name from the Register, and have been unregistered for less than five years, you may apply online to be restored to the Register by visiting ‘My Account’. You will need to know your login details. Alternatively, you can complete the Restoration Form (see the 'Related documents' box). Please note you will need to supply a copy of your valid passport or EU ID card.

Please visit our Fees page to view the fee payable.

If you have any queries about applying for restoration please contact the Registration Department on 020 7202 0707 or registration@rcvs.org.uk.

 

Restoration - Period of Supervised Practice guidance for veterinary nurses

If you are returning to the Register of Veterinary Nurses after a period of five years absence or more, you will need to undertake a Period of Supervised Practice (PSP) before you are able to apply to restore to the Register. Full details and the application form are included in the PSP Guidance Notes (see the 'Related documents' box).

Please note that you must apply to register for the PSP and have your registration confirmed by the RCVS and pay your fee before you are able to start your PSP. You will need to supply a copy of your valid passport or EU ID card.

If you have any queries about applying for PSP please contact the Veterinary Nursing Department on 020 7202 0788 or vetnursing@rcvs.org.uk.