Registration & Authorisation Committee


Registration and Authorisation Committee Members: 01 August 2013 - 31 Jul 2016
Dr Charlotte Nkuna (Chairperson)
Dr Ayoub Banderker (Member with portfolio on Council in Animal Welfare)
Sr Theresa Lötter (Veterinary Nurse profession)
Mr Johann Müller (Veterinary technologist)
Mr Johan Oosthuizen (Animal Health Technician profession)
Mr Cor Bester (Laboratory Animal Technologist)

Click on this link to go to Dates: Submissions and Applications, for a comprehensive list of meeting dates.
http://www.savc.org.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=245&Itemid=65

The Committee will consider applications submitted as follows:

  • Authorisation in terms of Section 23 (1) (c).  These applications must be submitted by the employers, who must also motivate the need for the applications.  This is a special dispensation and authorisation must first be obtained before the employee may render the service of a veterinarian or para-veterinarian.
    Click on this link for full details:
     http://www.savc.org.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=43&Itemid=244
  • Re-registration with the SAVC after a period of 3 years has lapsed since the individual was last registered with the SAVC. These applications are submitted by the individuals seeking re-registration. Proof that the applicant kept abreast of his/her profession during the period of removal from the register must also be submitted. Re-registration must first be obtained before the applicant may commence to work as a professional again. 
    Click on this link for full details:
     http://www.savc.org.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=273&Itemid=286
  • Competence Specific Registration [CSR].These applications must be submitted by the individuals seeking CSR. Applications must be supported by  motivations from the prospective employers for the need to employ the persons with the particular competencies/expertise. This is a special dispensation and CSR must first be obtained before the employee may render the services of a veterinarian or para-veterinarian.
    Click on this link for full details:
     http://www.savc.org.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=70&Itemid=246

For full details please contact:
Ms Talita Coetzee, Registration Coordinator,at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with regard to all enquiries relating to authorisation and competence specific registration; and Mr Sipho Mkhatshwa, Registration official,at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with regard to all enquiries relating to automatic registrations, registration for the first time after 3 years has lapsed since obtaining a pre-scribed qualification, and re-registration after 3 years has lapsed since last being registered with the SAVC.

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Links to African Council websites

Veterinary Statutory Bodies in Africa
http://www.rr-africa.oie.int/en/RC/en_vsbs.html

Veterinary Council of Namibia
http://www.van.org.na/section.php?secid=10

Veterinary Council of Zimbabwe (department of livestock and veterinary services)
http://www.dlvs.gov.zw/

Kenya Veterinary Board
http://kenyavetboard.org/

Veterinary Council of Tanzania
http://www.mifugouvuvi.go.tz/vertinary-council-of-tanzania/

Botswana Veterinary Association
http://www.bva.org.bw/bva_content.php?id=2

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