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Applications for veterinary physiotherapy closed on Friday 22 June 2018 and applications are now being captured.

Applicants are encouraged to ensure that they have submitted the following:
•    the section they wish to apply in [LINK];
•    an electronic copy and a hard copy of documents as per the listed requirements; and
•    proof of payment of the application fee (R1 258.00).

Please note that only complete applications will be submitted to the veterinary physiotherapy sub-committee. Applicants will be informed should any information be outstanding.

NOTE: The meeting scheduled for 24 July 2018 has been postponed to 5 September 2018 to allow for the processing of applications received. Applications in the various sections will be reviewed at the meeting. Kindly note that the process will involve the evaluation of curricula. Applicants will be informed of progress made after the meeting.


The South African Veterinary Council is the regulatory body for the veterinary and para-veterinary professions in South Africa and has a statutory duty to determine scientific and ethical standards of professional conduct and education.

Advancing public and animal health through quality veterinary services for all.

The South African Veterinary Council seeks, through the statutes of the Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions Act, 1982 to

  • serve the interests of the people of South Africa by promoting competent, efficient, accessible and needs-driven service delivery in the animal health care sector;
  • protect the health and well-being of animals and animal populations;
  • protect and represent the interests of the veterinary and para-veterinary professions;
  • regulate the professional conduct of the veterinary and para-veterinary professions; and
  • set and monitor standards of both education and practice for the veterinary and para-veterinary professions.



Links to African Council websites

Veterinary Statutory Bodies in Africa

Veterinary Council of Namibia

Veterinary Council of Zimbabwe (department of livestock and veterinary services)

Kenya Veterinary Board

Veterinary Council of Tanzania

Botswana Veterinary Association

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