Change the type of veterinary hospital licence

Download Form FH01 Application for a Veterinary Hospital Licence
Download Minimum Requirements for a Veterinary Hospital Licence

Notes

  • A veterinary hospital with a small animal hospital licence may apply for a large animal hospital licence
  • A veterinary hospital with a large animal hospital licence may apply for a small animal hospital licence
  • All licence holders must sign the application
  • Please note that application payments cannot be made online
  • Please ensure the Board receives your application at least 7 days before the next Board meeting
  • If you are granted an additional hospital licence type, after the meeting of the Board:   
    • You may start performing procedures which require a general or spinal anaesthetic as described by the additional type of licence at the premises
    • Your Hospital details are updated on our online Hospital Register
    • You will be sent a letter of acknowledgement with a Board with a request to return the current Board approved sign
    • Once the above Board approved sign is received by the Board a new Board approved sign certifying that the premises are licensed for the additional type of major surgery will be sent and this must be placed in a location expected to be seen by customers entering the premises
  • The Board may impose specific conditions on a hospital licence
  • All hospitals are inspected regularly and all licensed premises are subject to the condition of satisfactory assessments by the Board
  • The Annual Licence Fee to be paid by 31 May will remain the same