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Join our community where you will be kept up-to-date on relevant industry news; continue to learn, and develop your education; network online and face-to-face with your peers; increase your professional knowledge; and share best practice.

Inperson & Online Events

Free online member events & discounts on tickets


100's of hours free as recorded lectures, webinars and podcasts

Members Advisory Service

Advice on employment law, financial matters, and many other issues

VNJ - Veterinary Nursing Journal

Receive the journal + available online

Online Training Courses

Specialist modular courses and VN career pathways

Mentoring Scheme

Free mentoring scheme and eLearning module

Choose your membership

BVNA has a membership type to suit everyone who works in the veterinary industry or who is interested in the veterinary profession.

We offer flexible ways to pay membership fees: your options are to pay in monthly or quarterly instalments, or pay annually. This helps some members manage the membership payments more easily and make membership more affordable.

Remember, membership starts from as little as £3 per month.

The current package for members includes:

  • Access to the VNJ print & online
  • Access to grants – BVNAs Educational Bursary, Life-long Learner Bursary, and Kennel Club Bursary
  • Free Mentoring Scheme and eLearning module
  • Volunteering opportunities with BVNA as a student or full member on the Council
  • Free membership webinars & all CPD in the portal
  • Discounts on books at BSAVA, Elsevier and Taylor & Francis
  • 24/7 HR & legal helpline – BMAS
  • 25% discount on income protection
  • Writing for the VNJ [also student section] with author-mentors for support
  • Links to other veterinary professional and support organisations
  • Discounts to attend BVNA online and in-person events
  • Access to the members forum

For registered VNs

You need to be registered with the RCVS to join as a full member

£4.66 a month or £56.00 a year


For student VNs

Membership to the British Student Veterinary Nursing Association [BsVNA] -an arm of the BVNA, is open to student veterinary nurses enrolled on a veterinary nursing vocational or degree course

£2.91 a month or £35.00 a year


For others

Associate membership is open to those working in practice or associated fields including student and qualified ANA/VCAs, receptionists, practice support staff and industry supporters

£3.66 a month or £44.00 a year