The RCVS has reminded vets who have not yet paid their renewal fees they will be taken off the register if they do not pay on or before May 31.
Deadline for paying renewal fees was April 17 and any vets who have not yet paid will have an additional late payment fee, as well as the registration renewal fee to pay.
More than 1,000 vets have not yet paid and have been sent a final reminder warning they will be removed from the register as of June 1 if they fail to renew their registration.
Payments can be made by credit card via the RCVS “My Account” area using the login credentials that were sent to each vet in February. Those who have lost or misplaced these should contact email@example.com
Fees can also be paid by cheque, bank draft or credit card via the registration reminder form sent in the post. The form also has details of how to pay by bank transfer.
Those who have received the registration reminder letter, but believe they – or their employer – have already paid the fee should contact the RCVS Finance Department for clarification on 020 7202 0723. Otherwise, confirmation will be sent by the RCVS when payment has been received and also when details have been updated.
As part of the renewal process vets are asked to confirm their details on the register are correct, including membership category and correspondence details. Those who are in the “UK practising” or “practising outside the UK” membership categories should also confirm – via the registration renewal form or the online “My Account” area – they are compliant with the requirements for continuing professional development (CPD) of 105 hours over three years.
Vets with any cautions, convictions or adverse findings against them dating from January 1, 2006 onwards, should also declare them. For further details on these declarations, vets should click here.
Anyone with concerns or questions about renewing can also contact the RCVS registration department on 020 7202 0707 or email firstname.lastname@example.org