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Qualifications for Membership

To qualify for membership in the Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association (SVMA), an applicant must:

Membership Categories

Membership is divided into the following categories. Details about each category of membership are explained in Section 14 of the SVMA Bylaws.

  • applicants for membership who are graduates from an accredited veterinary school pending the writing or, or confirmation of results of, the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE)
  • applicants requiring attendance at a licensing seminar or successful completion by that person of an examination on The Act and bylaws of the association
  • a graduate veterinarian who has qualified to enter or has entered the National Examining Board process to obtain a Certificate of Qualification
  • such other persons as council may in its discretion see fit
  • no independent practice activity is allowed with a temporary license. The temporary practice member must practise under indirect or direct supervision (as determined by council) of a general practice member (full or limited).

 

Application Process

Your application cannot be processed until all the required documents have been received.

You cannot practise veterinary medicine in Saskatchewan until you have been licensed by the Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association.

Send all documents to:
Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association
202 – 224 Pacific Ave
Saskatoon, SK S7K 1N9

Questions?

T. 1 (306) 955-7862 F. 1 (306) 975-0623 E. svma@svma.sk.ca

The application process must be completed within four (4) months from the date it was initiated by the applicant or it will be considered lapsed and the process must be re-started. All applications will be processed as quickly as possible, but under no circumstances may the applicant commence practise in Saskatchewan until the application is approved and a licence issued. Licences are valid until the last day of December following the date of issuance with the exception of short term licences.

For information regarding the CVMA Certificate of Qualification contact:
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
339 Booth Street
Ottawa, ON K1R 7K1
T. 1 (613) 236-1162
T. 1 (613) 236-9681
www.canadianveterinarians.net

 

2017 SVMA Fee Schedule   
  (all fees are non-refundable)

Application                                                                                                                                                           FEE                      GST                          TOTAL                              

Membership application

100.00

5.00

105.00


Active annual membership

General*

895.00

44.75

939.75

Limited*

895.00

44.75

939.75

Life practising* – 25 years                                    less 5%             

850.25

42.51

892.76

Life practising* – 35 years                                    less 10%    

805.50

40.28

845.78

Life practising* – 40 years                                    less 15%    

760.75

38.04

798.79

Educational*

447.50

22.38

469.88

Short-term* (per month - maximum three months)

100.00

5.00

105.00


Legal fund* none this year

Legal fund fee (collected from membership categories marked *)

0.00

0.00

0.00


Non-practising annual membership

Sabbatical 

237.00

11.85

248.85

Social

140.00

7.00

147.00

Life non-practising

No charge  

Honorary

No charge

Student

No charge


CVMA

CVMA

303.00

15.15

318.15


Other 

Late payment          

75.00

3.75

78.75

Returned cheque

40.00

2.00

42.00

Duplicate receipt, invoice, renewal form, licence

11.00

.55

11.55

Letter of standing - initial letter

25.00

1.25

26.25

                          - each additional requested at same time

10.00

.50

10.50

Licensing seminar/exam fee

100.00

5.00

105.00


Professional corporation

Registration

200.00

10.00

210.00

Annual permit

75.00

3.75

78.75


Practice inspection program                                                                                

Annual fee per facility

150.00

7.50

157.50

Re-inspection                        (plus mileage)

750.00

37.50

787.50

Ownership change/renovation/new clinic  (plus mileage)

750.00

37.50

787.50