Persons intending to practise as Veterinarians must be registered with the Veterinary Board of the Northern Territory. The qualifications for registration are prescribed in schedule 1 of the Veterinarians Regulations.
Qualified veterinarians may make application to the Advisory Committee on Veterinary Specialists to be recognised as a Veterinary Specialist.
Applicants who are registered in another State or Territory, or in New Zealand, may apply for registration under mutual recognition legislation.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
The requirements for registration as a Veterinarian are specified in Section 11 of the Veterinarians Act 2012 and in Regulation 4. The requirements for registration as a Veterinary Specialist are specified in Section 15 of the Act.
- Primary Registration: $172 (for majority practice in the NT.
- Secondary Registration: NIL (for periodic practice/locums in the NT.)
Annual Renewal Fees:
- Primary Registration: $115; and
- Secondary Registration: Nil
Applications for registration can be downloaded from the board's website at: www.vetboard.nt.gov.au
Veterinary Board of the Northern Territory
Veterinary Practice (Amendment) Act 2012 (Northern Territory)
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