Changes to contact details, name or qualifications on the Register of Veterinarians

Under the Veterinarians Act 2005 the Register of Veterinarians is a public document. As such the following information about veterinarians is available publicly:

  • name, qualifications and registration status
  • details of any conditions on practice arising from competence, health or disciplinary considerations
  • whether the veterinarian is suspended or has had their registration or practising certificate cancelled by the Council and why

Veterinarians' contact details (address, practice, phone, fax, and e-mail address) are not published in the Register unless the practitioner has agreed to this.
 
 
Name, Address or Practice Changes
 
The Veterinarians Act requires that veterinarians notify the Council within one month if they change their name, address details or employer/practice name.
 
Use this form to notify changes to contact details, including employer/practice name. Print, complete and send to Council by post, email or fax the completed form to Council.
 
Use this form to notify name changes. Print, complete and post to Council with a certified copy of your change of name document.
 
 
Adding Qualifications to the Register of Veterinarians
 
Veterinarians may apply to have additional qualifications or civilian and military decorations added to their entry on the Register.
 
Certified documentary evidence is required.
 
To be approved for entry on the Register the additional qualification/s must :

  • have relevance to veterinary practice; and
  • have been awarded following successful completion of a course of training or study by a body recognised by the Council

Refer to the Council Policy on qualifications and post nominal titles for inclusion on the Register of Veterinarians for further information.
 
Use this form to apply to have additional qualifications or honours added to your Register entry. Print, complete and post to Council with a certified copy of the qualification or honour.