Coming from overseas

Vet Seekers welcomes all applications from qualified Veterinary Surgeons and Nurses of all nationalities.

We have worked with 100’s of overseas vets, both EU members and non-EU members and we are experts in sourcing the right role for you to be able to develop your veterinary career here in the UK.

Essential check list:

  • Right to work in the UK – Please check your eligibility to work in the UK with the Visa’s & Immigration office: https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration
  • Only veterinary surgeons registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons can practice veterinary in the UK. To find out if you are eligible for registration and how to register with the RCVS please visit: https://www.rcvs.org.uk/registration/
  • Sponsorship Visa Permits – We do work with a number of UK veterinary practices that can offer a Tier 2 approved working, paid placement (as long as you are eligible to register with the RCVS above).
  • Communication of both verbal and written English is favorable to obtain a veterinary positions in the UK and you will be able to find many examination boards to assist with this such as: https://www.britishcouncil.org/exam/uk-boards-overseas/english-language

Here are some useful links to assist you in being able to work as a veterinary professional here in the UK: