Get your nursing career off to a great start with help from the BVNA. You’ll find lots of learning resources and CPD, as well as support from qualified and advanced veterinary nurses to help guide you.

Members receive:

  • Representation in the industry, lobbying and campaigning on the issues that matter to you
  • Access to a free Members Advisory Helpline, managed by legal professionals providing advice on employment plus many other issues
  • FREE Webinars
  • Confidential support on personal or work-based problems
  • Career guidance and advice from peers
  • The monthly Veterinary Nursing Journal, packed with peer-reviewed articles and advice
  • Access to the digital VNJ archive, allowing you to search for specific topics of interest
  • Affordable regional meetings, CPD Roadshows and Congress
  • Discounts on books, BVNA CPD Certificates and courses
  • Discount on Income Protection cover 
  • A range of bursaries and awards
  • Members’ Loyalty
  • And much more!

Membership Fees

Student Membership is open to student veterinary nurses, enrolled on a veterinary nursing vocational or degree course, including ANA and VCA students.

Membership per annum

First Year £ 35.00

Discounted Renewal Fee * £ 30.00

Spread the cost! Payable by Yearly or Quarterly Direct Debit. 


* The discounted renewal fee is applicable if you renew before your expiry date.

European subscribers, please add £5 and for those from the rest of the world add £10 to the rates above.

You can join for £75 for a three year membership (Saving you £17) to last your student career!

Pay by card - Download the application form & save money today!

Pay by Direct Debit - Download the application form & save money today!

You might also be able to get tax relief on your membership fees Click here for more information

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A welcome letter detailing your membership number, a membership card and badge will be posted to you on the processing of your application.

Group Discount

The following discount scheme is available to all employers paying their staff's full membership fees

  • 5 employees or more 10% discount
  • 10 employees or more 12% discount
  • 15 employees or more 15% discount

Click here to download a Membership form as a PDF

Please be advised that membership is for an annual subscription (12 months) and therefore cannot be cancelled mid-term. If paying by quarterly direct debit, the direct debit can be cancelled mid-term but the remaining payments due would need to be paid in full.

PLEASE NOTE: To receive the BVNA Membership benefits we will share only the necessary information with the Advisory Service, Taylor and Francis and First Sight Media