Registration as a Veterinary Specialist - Tasmania


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

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

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 registered as a veterinary surgeon in Tasmania
  • possess adequate qualifications and experience relevant to your intended area of specialisation
  • be a fit and proper person to practise as a veterinary specialist in Tasmania
  • pay the relevant application fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


12 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

Fees are listed on the attached document.

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 Primary Industries, Parks, Water 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.


Phone: 03 6294 6961