Registration as a Specialist Veterinary Surgeon - Western Australia

Description

You will need this registration if you intend to specialise in a specific area of veterinary surgery.

You must be assessed and recommended for endorsement by the Advisory Committee on Registration of Veterinary Specialists (ACRVS) as a veterinary specialist before you can lodge your application for registration with the Board.

The full list of specialisations is set out in Schedule 2 of the Regulations. Examples of specialisations include:

  • equine surgery
  • small animal medicine
  • canine medicine
  • veterinary dentistry.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • meet the eligibility requirements of the ACVRS
  • be recommended to be endorsed as a specialist by the ACVRS.

To be eligible for assessment by the ACVRS you must:

  • be registered as a veterinary surgeon in Australia or New Zealand
  • have been practising as a veterinarian for at least five years
  • have completed a suitable training program
  • have successfully completed an examination at the conclusion of the training program
  • be accepted by colleagues and peers as possessing knowledge and skills at the level of a specialist
  • be currently working (including teaching) a minimum of 25 hours per week in the field of speciality.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1334.00

Fee for specialist registration assessments. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All $210.00

Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Veterinary Surgeons Act 1960 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Veterinary Surgeons Regulations 1979 Western Australia

Administering agency

Veterinary Surgeons' Board

Contact details

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