Membership Categories

Membership fees below: 1st October 2019 – 31st March 2020.

Annual membership is from 1st April – 31st March at £80 for Full Members and ICH Members. Fee for Associate Members is £45 and Student is £10.

All our practising members have the option to take up our Group Insurance Plan for the same high limit of indemnity and wide scope of cover, underwritten by AXA insurance and provided for us by Towergate Insurance via their specialist division for Care & Medical Insurance. It runs with the annual membership and the adjusted fee for 1st October 2019 – 31st March 2020 is £50.

Full member: MIRVAP (VP)


Veterinary physiotherapist / musculoskeletal practitioner; holds an accredited university qualification at level 6 +

Associate member: MIRVAP (Assoc)


Animal practitioner; holder of an accredited animal therapy qualification level 3 – 6


Institute of canine hydrotherapy: MIRVAP (ICH)


Canine hydrotherapist holds Ofqual qualification; level 3 certificate in canine hydrotherapy, as a minimum, with L4 -L7 holders required to map in their qualification to the ICH day one canine hydrotherapy competencies

 OTHER categories

Student member


Learner on a relevant accredited course

Non Practising member

Maternity leave, illness, injury, or sabbatical

Hon Fellow / Fellow

Council appointed for outstanding service


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