Registration as a Specialist Veterinary Surgeon - Western Australia


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

You may be registered as a specialist veterinary surgeon if the Agency is satisfied with your qualifications and level of experience in your chosen specialist field.

Many areas of specialisation are available for registration. Examples include equine surgery, small animal medicine, canine medicine and veterinary dentistry. The full list is set out in Schedule 2 of the Regulations.

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 this registration, you must:

  • provide a copy of your certificate of registration as a veterinary surgeon
  • provide evidence of qualifications and experience
  • complete an application in the approved form
  • pay the relevant application fee.

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



Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fees are listed on the attached document.

Act(s) name

Veterinary Surgeons Act 1960 WA

Regulation(s) name

Veterinary Surgeons Regulations 1979 WA

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.

Enquiries, Registrar

Veterinary Surgeons' Board

Operating address: Suite 1, First Floor
275 Marmion Street
Western Australia 6156
Mailing address: PO BOX 1721
Melville, Western Australia 6156
Phone: 08 9317 2353
Fax: 08 9317 2363