Registration as a Veterinary Surgeon - South Australia


You will need this registration if you practice as veterinary surgeons or veterinary specialists, 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.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $252.00 -
Apply Application All $732.00

Annual practice fee for registration on the general register.

Apply Application All $351.00

Annual practice fee for registration on the specialist register.


Additional information

A veterinary surgeon or specialist who is registered in another State or Territory is deemed to be registered in South Australia, provided that their principal place of residence remains in the interstate jurisdiction in which they are registered.

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.