2017-2018 registration and service fees

The fee schedule below applies to the period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

New applicants for registration pay service and registration fees, examples below:

  • New  graduates applying for general registration: $150 application fee + $180 registration fee = Total $330
  • General registration (including restoration/re-registration): $150 application fee + $360 registration fee = Total $510 (or $330 for registration 1 December because the registration fee is then $180)
  • Specific registration: $150 application fee + $75 complex assessment fee + $360 registration fee = Total $585
  • Specialist endorsement: $150 application fee + $250 specialist endorsement fee = Total $400. NOTE that specialists also pay a general registration fee ($360 per year), and a separate application fee to the AVBC.

 

Registration and endorsement fees
Fee type Amount Information about this fee
Registration fee

$360.00
OR
Pro-rata after 1 December 2017 $180.00

This is the registration fee for:
  • all practitioners renewing their existing registration, except for non-practising registrants
  • new applicants for general registration (except new graduates), specific registration, and specialist endorsements
  • registrants who used to be registered in Victoria and want to reinstate their registration. 
New applicants also pay service fees to have their applications processed.
New graduate registration fee $180.00 This is the registration fee for new graduates:
  • who have been awarded their degree during the period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018, and
  • who have never registered with another registration or licensing authority.
New graduates also pay service fees to have their applications processed.
Non-practising registration fee $100.00  This is the registration fee for new or renewing non-practising registrants.
Specialist endorsement $250.00 This fee is payable each year per specialist endorsement.
The fee is payable in addition to registration fees.
New applicants for specialist endorsement also pay service fees to have their applications processed.

 

Registration service fees
Fee type Amount Information about this fee
Application fee $150.00 This service fee is to be paid in addition to registration fees by new applicants for:
  • general registration, including:
    • new graduates
    • applicants re-registering after time spent practising in another State or country or working in another profession, and
    • non-practising registrants who want to start practising again, i.e. convert their non-practising registration to general registration
  • specific registration, and
  • specialist endorsement.
The fee is not paid when a current registrant changes from general to non-practising registration.
Complex assessment fee $75.00 This service fee is for applications that need extra consideration by the Board:
  • All applicants for specific registration pay this fee.
  • Applicants re-registering after a long time not practising may be asked to pay this fee.
  • If other applications require extra consideration, the Board will advise if this fee is payable.
If payable, this fee is to be paid in addition to an application fee and registration fees.
Fast track fee $250.00 This service fee is to be paid by an applicant:
  • if they with their application to be considered at the next Board meeting but have missed the cut-off date for that meeting, or
  • if they wish to be registered before the date of the Board meeting when their application would usually be considered.
Some applications may not be able to be fast-tracked, e.g. applications for specialist endorsement, specific registration, or general registration where recency of practice is an issue. The Board will advise if an application cannot be fast-tracked.
This fee is to be paid in addition to registration fees, the standard application fee and, if applicable, the complex assessment fee.
Late renewal fee $180.00 This service fee is to be paid if a current registrant renews their registration between 1 July 2017 and 31 July 2017, i.e. they are late renewing their registration. The fee is to be paid in addition to registration fees.


Other service fees
Fee type Amount Information about this fee
Letter of professional standing $60 (+$10 per copy to other authorities) This service fee is to be paid if a person who is or was on the register needs the Board to send a letter of professional standing to another Australian or international registration or licensing authority.
Register of Veterinary Practitioners
  • Full copy - $1,785
  • Partial copy - $897.50
  • Multiple extracts - $455
  • Single extract - $35
These fees are to be paid if a person wants to obtain a copy of or an extract from the Register of Veterinary Practitioners (section 16 Veterinary Practice Act 1997).

2016-2017 fee schedule

The 2016/2017 Registration Fee Schedule applies to registrations from the period starting 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017.

General Registration
 
New General Registration
$470.00
New General Registration (after 1 January 2017)
$315.00
Renewal General
$340.00 
Late Renewal General (including $170 late fee) $510.00
Restoration General (< 2 years since registration)
$490.00
Re-Registration (> 2 years since registration)
$490.00
Re-Registration (after 1 January 2017) $325.00

Other Registration
 
Non-Practising Registration
$82.00 
Non-Practising conversion to General Registration (within current registration period)
$388.00
Specific Registration
$470.00

Specialist Registration
 
New Endorsement as a Specialist
$570.00
New Endorsement as a Specialist under NRVR
$670.00
Renewal Specialist
$440.00
Late Renewal Specialist (including $170 late fee)
$610.00 
Restoration Specialist (< 2 years since registration)
$590.00 
Re-Registration (> 2 years since registration)
$590.00 
Re-Registration (after 1 January 2017)
$430.00

Service Fees
 
Fast Track Application Fee  $235.00 
Letter of professional standing $60.00 
Letter of professional standing (each additional) $10.00 
Replacement registration certificate  $70.00 
Full copy of Register $1785.00 
Multiple extracts  $455.00 
Partial copy  $897.50 
Single extracts  $35.00