General Medical Council
Regulating doctors, ensuring good medical practice
11 Nov 2011
We have just launched a new paperless Direct Debit service, allowing you to set up a Direct Debit through GMC Online and over the telephone.
You no longer need to complete a paper instruction and return it to us – making Direct Debit the simplest and most cost-effective way to pay your annual fee. Together with e-billing it's all part of our drive to be more efficient in the way we run our services for you.
We have also improved GMC Online allowing you to view and manage your Direct Debit, so there really is no better way to pay. You can view your Direct Debit payment plan with collection dates and amounts, current bank details and preferred payment frequency. You can change your bank account details and contact us to let us know if you want to change your payment frequency.
Direct Debit allows you to spread the cost of your annual retention fee over the year. You can pay in quarterly or ten monthly instalments, or pay in one annual amount, it’s up to you. As your payments are collected automatically, your status on the Register is not put at risk from late payment.
It couldn’t be easier to set up a Direct Debit, you simply need:
You can set up a Direct Debit today by logging in to your GMC Online account. Log in (opens in a new window).
You can read more about paying your annual retention fee by Direct Debit on our fees webpage.
To read more about e-billing and how to opt in read our news article.
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