Registration of Veterinary Premises - Western Australia


You will require this registration if you intend to run a veterinary clinic or a veterinary hospital. A veterinary clinic or hospital is a facility run for the purposes of providing treatment, nursing care, and other services required for animals suffering from disease or injury or in need of surgical or medical treatment or assistance.

A veterinarian clinic is defined as any premises at which veterinary surgery is practised, but at which animals are not retained overnight. A veterinary hospital is defined as any premises where veterinary surgery is practised, at which animals may be retained overnight.

Please note that a separate application is required for every premise in which you intend to run a veterinary clinic or hospital.

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:

  • supply the name of the registered veterinary surgeon who will manage the premises
  • supply any other information as required
  • make the premises available for inspection
  • submit the relevant form
  • pay the required fees.

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


3 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1790.00 -
Renew Renewal All $1260.00 -
Transfer Transfer All $60.00

Application for transfer of management

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