Registration as a Veterinary Specialist - Tasmania


You will need this registration if you intend to practise as a veterinary specialist in Tasmania. Recognised veterinary specialisations include:

  • anaesthesiology and intensive care
  • animal behaviour
  • avian medicine
  • bovine medicine
  • equine medicine
  • ophthalmology
  • pathobiology
  • parasitology
  • radiology
  • reproduction
  • small animal medicine
  • surgery.

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:

  • be 18 years of age or older
  • be a fit and proper person to practise as a veterinary specialist in Tasmania
  • be registered as a veterinary surgeon in Tasmania
  • possess adequate qualifications and experience relevant to your intended area of specialisation.


Registration must be renewed annually


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Registration Fees and Charges (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Veterinary Surgeons Act 1987 Tasmania

Lodgement process


Your application should be accompanied by the appropriate application fee, presentation of your original qualifications, or a certified copy, and a letter of good standing.

Approval time

You will be notified of the approval of your registration after the receipt of completed application forms and associated documents.

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Veterinary Board of Tasmania

Contact details

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