Registration as a Veterinary Surgeon - South Australia


You will need this registration if you practice as a veterinary surgeon or veterinary specialist, or carry out any acts of veterinary treatment.

Veterinary treatment includes:

  • the diagnosis, treatment or prevention of disease, injury or condition in an animal
  • the administration of anaesthetic to an animal
  • the castration or spaying of an animal
  • the carrying out of a prescribed artificial breeding procedure on an animal
  • any other activity outlined in the relevant regulations.

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 registration, you must:

  • have relevant veterinary qualifications
  • be medically fit to provide veterinary treatment
  • be a fit and proper person
  • meet any other requirements outlined in legislation or in the regulations.

A veterinary surgeon who is practising in South Australia under registration provisions must comply with professional indemnity insurance requirements.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

Administering agency

Veterinary Surgeons Board of SA

Contact details

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