Provisional registration


Apply for Registration as a Veterinarian



  • If you experience any difficulty completing your online application please contact the office via telephone 61 2 8338 1177 or email 
  • A graduand (person who has completed the requirements of the degree but does not yet have a copy of the degree or testamur) with the necessary qualifications in veterinary science may be granted provisional registration prior to graduation
  • Graduands do not need to submit a Letter of Professional Standing with their application
  • Provisional Registration may be granted for up to 3 months
  • The Board may grant Full Registration to a person with Provisional Registration once the Board receives proof of their qualification using eQuals or via a copy of their testamur certified by an authorised witness (no fee applies to this change of registration division)
  • Please ensure any copies of necessary documents submitted are certified by an authorised witness
  • Payments are made online using credit card, Pay ID or Bpay
  • Please allow 7 days for applications to be processed
  • If you are granted Provisional Registration:         
    • You are given a registration number and you may start practising in NSW
    • Your Provisional Registration is published on our online Register
    • You will be sent a letter of acknowledgement
    • You have 3 months to provide the Board with proof of your qualification using eQuals or via submission of a certified copy of your degree or testamur
  • A person with Provisional Registration who is granted Full Registration will be sent a Certificate of Registration and their registration status will be updated on our online Register
  • The Board may cancel the registration of a person who has not submitted a certified copy of their degree or testamur to the Board within 3 of being granted Provisional Registration

Registered veterinarians must notify the Board of any change to their name, address or contact details within 14 days of the change