Request a letter of professional standing

Registering interstate or in another country? Order and pay for a letter of professional standing (LOPS) below if you need us to send a LOPS to another registration authority. There is a $76.00 fee for the LOPS service (and an additional $11 fee for each extra letter sent to another registration authority on the same date). The LOPS will be issued within 5 business days of the Board receiving payment and you will be copied into the correspondence.
  • If you are currently registered in Victoria: sign-in to request and pay for a LOPS.
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  • If you are no longer registered in Victoria: email us to reactivate your account.

What's in a letter of professional standing?

The letter of professional standing, which is only valid for 3 months from date of issue, will contain the following information:
  • your name and address
  • details of your veterinary qualification
  • your registration number and registration history
  • if you are a specialist or not
  • if your registration has any conditions, and
  • general information about your standing as a veterinary practitioner while registered in Victoria.