Reduction in GMC Fee

On 01 April 2018, GMC decreased its registration fee for almost all doctors. The discounts are more significant for doctors who have graduated within the last five years. But there are discounts for doctors who have graduated more than five years ago as well.

 

1. Joining the Register

A. Discounted Joining Fees

This is for doctors who have graduated within the previous five years.

  • Provisional registration
    Previously £90
    Now £50
    .
  • Full registration
    Previously £200
    Now £150

Note: Previously this discount was only available to doctors who had graduated within the last two years. But now discounts are available to doctors who have graduated within the previous five years.

 

B. Standard Joining Fee

This is for doctors who have graduated more than five years ago.

  • Provisional registration
    Previously £425
    Now £390
    .
  • Full registration
    Previously £425
    Now £390

 

2. Fees to Remain on the Register

A. Discounted Annual Retention Fees

This is for doctors who have graduated within the previous five years.

  • Annual retention fee for full registration with a licence to practise
    Previously £425
    Now £150
    .
  • Annual retention fee for registration without a licence to practise
    Previously £152
    Now £55

 

B. Standard Annual Retention Fees

This is for doctors who have graduated more than five years ago.

  • Annual retention fee for full registration with a licence to practise
    Previously £425
    Now £390
    .
  • Annual retention fee for registration without a licence to practise
    Previously £152
    Now £140

 

C. Standard Revalidation Fee

  • Revalidation annual return fee for doctors without a designated body
    Previously £250
    Now £250
    .
  • Revalidation assessment for doctors without a designated body
    Previously £1,100
    Now £1,100

 

Source

The official GMC website.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How can I apply for GMC registration?

You can follow this link for guidance for GMC registration.

 

2. Can I get GMC registration fee discounts or refunds under any other circumstances?

Yes, you can. You can read about this here.

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