Fees

By law, all doctors working in the UK must be registered with us. Doctors must pay a fee for their registration and an annual fee to remain on the register. 

We offer a range of payment options to spread the cost of the annual fee, including paying in quarterly or 10 monthly instalments. We give newly qualified doctors in their first five years of practice a discount on their annual fee. And we offer a 50% discount on the annual fee to doctors whose income is below a certain threshold.

How to pay your fee


Our most common fees

Annual retention fee for doctors with a licence
£455

Annual retention fee for newly qualified doctors
£174

Full list of fees

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Discounts and refunds

Find out more about income discounts on registration fees and application fee refunds and processing fees.

How do I pay my fee?

Find out how you can pay your registration and other fees to us.