Veterinary premises registration - Queensland


You will need this registration if you intend to use a premises as a veterinary premises. There are three levels of veterinary premises:

  • veterinary consulting / examination rooms - does not allow general anaesthetic procedures
  • veterinary surgery / clinic - allows surgery and procedures
  • veterinary hospital / centre - allows 24 hour emergency medical and surgical care.

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:

  • complete a self-assessment document to ensure you will comply with the relevant minimum standards for your premises type
  • have a suitable criminal history
  • ensure the premises is suitable for use for veterinary care.


The approval remains current as long as the premises meet the required standards and your approval is not suspended or cancelled.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $247.00

Fees for 2021-22

Application process


You will need to include the following documents with your application:

  • detailed floor plan of premises
  • radiology licences.

If you are not a veterinary surgeon and are sole owner of the premises, or you are intending to use the premises as hospital or centre, an inspection of the premises must be undertaken by the Board. If the practice is sold and the minimum standards are being met, the premises remains approved while they exist at that address.


You can transfer this registration if you provide a statement confirming that the premises continues to meet the required standards.

Administering agency

Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland

Operating address: Level 15
53 Albert Street
Brisbane City, Queensland 4000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 46
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3087 8777
Fax: 07 3087 8144
Website: Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland (Opens in new window)