Application fees for animal medicines
- Veterinary Medicines Directorate
- Part of:
- Fees applied to animal medicine licence applications and Animal and plant health
- First published:
- 26 November 2014
Fees are charged for specific activities carried out by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate.
These fees are as set out in Schedule 7 of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations.
Fees for marketing authorisations
You can use the fees calculator (PDF, 840KB, 1 page) to help you work out what the fee will be for a new marketing authorisation or variation.
The fee payable will be confirmed upon successful validation of your application.
Paying your invoice:
payment should not accompany an application, or be paid in advance of an activity
you will be sent an invoice for the fee following receipt of your application, or whilst the activity is underway
the invoice will be sent via email, so it is important that you provide a valid email address with your application or request
VMD bank account details will change from the 18 January 2016
The new details are as follows:
Account name : DEFRA – VMD
Account number: 10001867
Sort code: 60-70-80
Swift code: NWBKGB2L
payment information can be found at the bottom of your invoice for UK and overseas payments
payments to the VMD can be made either by Cheque or BACS, quoting the Customer Code and Invoice number quoted on the invoice
cheques made payable to DEFRA - VMD
payments from outside the UK must be made in Sterling without deduction of charges
remittances confirming payments to the VMD should be sent to email@example.com
if you have a query relating to an invoice email firstname.lastname@example.org
Non-payment of fees
Where a fee is not paid, work on the application or activity may be suspended until the fee is paid. You will receive advance written warning telling you that this is going to happen.
This does not apply to fees for manufacturing or wholesale dealer’s authorisations.
The application and annual fees are not refundable or transferable.
Published: 26 November 2014