Honorary registration


Download Form FR05 Application for Honorary Registration
Download Form FR06 Non-Practising Conditions Declaration



  • A person who has Full Registration or who is eligible for Full Registration in NSW may be granted Honorary Registration in NSW by the Board if the person:
    • Has been a member of the veterinary profession for not less than 40 years
    • Has been a member of the veterinary profession of long standing and is of or above the age of 65 years
    • The person’s standing in the profession is such to justify the granting of Honorary Registration
  • Honorary Registration is the same as Full Registration except no annual registration fee is required
  • A person with Honorary Registration in NSW who does not wish to practise veterinary science may submit an Non-Practising Conditions Declaration to enable on-going registration without the need to complete Continuing Professional Development requirements
  • If you are granted Honorary Registration, after the meeting of the Board:           
    • You will be sent a letter of acknowledgement
    • Your Honorary Registration will be published on our online Register
  • Registered veterinarians must notify the Board of any change to their name, address or contact details within 14 days of the change
  • The Board has a policy in relation to Honorary Registration which can be viewed in our Policy section