Honorary Registration as a Veterinary Practitioner - New South Wales


This registration allows you to practice as a veterinary practitioner. A practitioner with honorary registration is not required to pay the annual registration fee in consideration of their long service to the profession.

If you are granted honorary registration, you may be able to apply for a non-practising conditions declaration which allows you to remain registered while no longer acting as a veterinary practitioner.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for honorary registration in New South Wales you must hold full registration as a veterinary practitioner. You must also satisfy one of the following:

  • have been a member of the veterinary science profession for at least 40 years
  • are a long-standing member of the veterinary science profession and are 65 years old or above
  • your standing in the veterinary science profession is such that you are eligible for honorary registration.


30 June


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Lodgement process


Your application must be in writing and posted to the Board's office, where it will be placed on the next monthly Board agenda. Any copies of necessary documents submitted must be signed by an authorised witness.

Administering agency

Veterinary Practitioners Board of NSW

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