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Disclose convictions and adverse findings

Information on disclosing convictions or adverse findings, and where to get support.

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About disclosing convictions and adverse findings

You must notify us within three months of any convictions or adverse findings that may affect your registration. This is a requirement under paragraph 5.3 of the Code of Conduct.

For more information about the requirements, please see our Protocol on Handling Convictions, which includes information on:

How to notify us

You can tell us about any convictions or adverse findings by filling in a disclosure form. You can also tell us when you complete your annual renewal.

RCVS Convictions Disclosure Form for Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Nurses

Get support

We understand that you might feel anxious about disclosing. If you want to discuss your situation or ask any questions about the process, our Professional Conduct Team are here to support you:

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