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Registration dates

If you are applying to become a registered member of the RCVS, you will need to select your preferred date for a registration appointment in order to proceed with your application.

We will contact you within 15 days of receiving all your documents and payment to confirm your registration appointment. We will contact you sooner if we have any queries regarding your eligibility requirements or documents you have submitted.

Please note, registration dates can become fully booked very quickly, so please submit your application as early as possible and provide two preferred registration dates on your Initial Enquiry Form. We will always do our best to accommodate your preferred registration date.

View details on how to register.

Available dates for registration

Registration appointments take place at the offices of the RCVS at 11am on most Tuesdays and Fridays throughout the year. Appointments run until approximately 12.30pm and can include a group of up to 20 registrants. Please note there is no formal dress code. 

Below is a list of dates available for registration:

October 2017

  • Tuesday 3
  • Friday 6
  • Tuesday 10
  • Friday 13
  • Tuesday 24
  • Friday 27
  • Tuesday 31

November 2017

  • Friday 3
  • Friday 10
  • Friday 17
  • Tuesday 21
  • Friday 24
  • Tuesday 28

December 2017

  • Friday 1
  • Friday 8
  • Tuesday 12
  • Tuesday 19

If you need to attend a registration appointment because you have been offered a veterinary position in the UK, and there are no available dates listed ahead of your start date, please submit a copy of the job offer letter you received from your new employer (ensuring it includes your start date) with your Initial Enquiry Form. Please note this will usually be dependent on the cancellation of an existing appointment, so we are not able to guarantee you an earlier appointment but we will do our very best.

For more information, please contact the RCVS Registration Department on 020 7202 0707 or email where a member of the team will be able to assist you.