Specialist Registration

Registered veterinary practitioners who do not hold Specialist Registration in another State or Territory of Australia or in New Zealand and who wish to apply for registration as a veterinary specialist in Victoria are advised to access the Specialist Registration Information Booklet from the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council Inc website: the booklet includes the application form.

To gain registration as a specialist in Victoria the practitioner must hold full General Registration in Victoria. The process involves an applications for assessment and an application for registration as a specialist: each is processed separately.

  • Assessment

    Please send the completed application form, supporting documentation and the assessment fee to the Veterinary Practitioners Registration Board of Victoria, Level 11, 470 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000. Please DO NOT send this information to the AVBC.  Assessment of your application will take a minimum of 8 - 10 weeks.
    An assessment fee is payable to the AVBC Inc and should accompany the application (a tax invoice receipt will be sent from the AVBC). Credit card payments to the AVBC will incur a 1.25% surcharge.

  • Registration

    Please send the completed application form for Endorsement as a Veterinary Specialist and application fee to the Veterinary Practitioners Registration Board of Victoria, Level 11, 470 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000. Please DO NOT send this information to the AVBC.
    Fees are payable to the Veterinary Practitioners Registration Board of Victoria. This fee includes a non-refundable administration fee of $120

  • Practitioners holding Specialist Registration in another Australasian jurisdiction please download the application form below.
Application form
(Adobe PDF File)

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