Registration as a Veterinarian - Northern Territory


You will need this registration if you intend to provide a veterinary service. Veterinary service means any service which forms part of the practice of veterinary surgery or medicine. This includes attending, examining, diagnosing, treating disease injury, prescribing medicine, and administering vaccines to an animal.

You can apply for:

  • registration as a veterinarian
  • limited registration of a veterinarian
  • interim registration of a veterinarian

Qualified veterinarians may apply 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.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • hold the relevant qualification.



1 year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $190.00

Veterinary registration. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $252.00

Veterinary specialist registration. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $127.00

Veterinary registration - annual renewal fee. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $242.00

Veterinary specialist registration - annual renewal fee. Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Guidelines (Opens in new window)

Administering agency

Veterinary Board of the Northern Territory

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.