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Frequently Asked Questions




How do I register with the Council?

Step 1
Contact administration via the contact form below.

Step 2
Complete the form that will be sent to you and gather all the required documents listed on the form.

Step 3
Make payment and attached it to your forms.

Step 4
Deliver the original forms to our offices. Unit 4, 4th Floor, Mareua Mall, Windhoek

Step 5
Your application will go to the Applications Committee for verification.

Step 6
Once verified it will be tabled for Council approval.

Step 7
You will receive an email with the outcome of your application.

Please note
Payment does not automatically register you.

The Applications Committee and Council aim to meet once every two to three months so please submit your application well in advance.

Registration Request

What is the difference between a testimonial and a supervising letter?

A testimonial is a formal statement testifying to someone’s character. The testimonial must be from the institution from where the candidate received their qualification.

A supervising letter is a formal signed letter from an unconditionally registered veterinarian in Namibia clearly declaring that the applicant will be working under his/her supervision and full responsibility.

When are maintenance fees due?

On or before 30 June each year.

Invoices are sent out each year in March to the email address on the register.

Please use your name and surname or your registration number as your reference.

What reference should I use on payments?

Please use your name and surname or your registration number as you reference.

Where do I send proof of payment?

[email protected]
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How often should I update my contact list?

Whenever your details change. It is your responsibility to keep your details with us up to date.

What is CPD?

Continuing professional development (CPD) is a compulsory requirement according to Act 1 which you must comply with in order to remain registered with the Council. It is a way for the Council to ensure that practising members of the profession keep themselves up to date on the latest laws, policies and developments regarding the profession. CPD covers all aspects of ongoing training and applies to all veterinarians and para-professionals.

What should a Veterinary Health Technician be able to do?

Use the button to download the Day 1 skills required for a Veterinary Health Technician.