You may find these links useful sources of additional information about the role of an OV and the process of qualification and registration.
For specific queries relating to your OV work or status contact;
APHA OV Team in Worcester Tel 0208 026 1094 email CSC One Health OV Team (APHA)
Centre for International Trade Carlisle for Imports and Exports tel. 03000 200 301
To order a supply of Pet passports email firstname.lastname@example.org
For general advice to OVs:
For instructions and guidance on the role of OVs:
For copies of relevant legislation:
For professional guidance:
For information about OV and other veterinary training offered by Improve International:
If you cannot find the information you need, please email email@example.com or call us on 0330 202 0380.
NEW. OCQ(V) – EQ. (Equine) is available for enrolment
The equine export qualification OCQ(V) – EQ is now available. Specialist Equine OVs who hold OCQ(V) – UX can select either UX OR EQ at revalidation. Please contact Improve International on 0330 202 0380 if you would like to be transferred from UX to EQ for your revalidation.
Veterinary Practice magazine
Veterinary Practice magazine is home to the Official Vet column, providing OVs with the latest news and updates from APHA and Improve International as well as featuring interesting articles on topics relevant to the industry.
How to gain an OCQ(V) qualification and become an OV
Register online to gain access to OCQ(V) training and revalidation
2018 OV Conference dates announced, Sept 19 & 20
Register now for exclusive discounted rates. Book here.