Participation in strike action by Emergency Cape Providers

As a regulatory body with a legislative mandate to protect the public and guide the Emergency Care profession, the Professional Board for Emergency Care emphatically condemns any strike action by Emergency Care Providers. Emergency Care Providers are reminded that emergency care is an essential service and therefore, it is not permissible for Emergency Care Providers […]

Suspension from relevant register due to non-payment of annual fees

Section 19 (1) (d) allows the Registrar to suspend a practitioner for non-payment of annual fees. Such practitioner will be suspended from the register and will only be reinstated upon paying the outstanding annual fee amount together with a penalty as outlined in the regulations. A service request will automatically be sent to HPCSA should […]

Voluntary Erasure

Written application for voluntary erasure under Section 19(1) (c) of the Act must be received by the HPCSA on or before 31 March 2017 and the annual membership fees for that practitioner will then not be due and payable on successful finalisation of application on or before 31 March 2017.

Renewals for practitioners residing outside South Africa

  Practitioners residing outside South Africa and wishing to renew and pay annual fees can still go online and go through the renewal process and make payment as appropriate. If a practitioner experiences problems because of exchange controls in specific countries, payment may still be made through the normal banking channels after which proof of […]

Notes on HPCSA registration and annual fees

In view of the upcoming HPCSA annual fees and registration deadline, we ask practitioners to take note of the latest developments below, as it applies to practitioners outside of SA, exemptions and voluntary erasure. Please keep in mind that failure to pay annual fees will result in suspension. Online renewal and payment portal The Health Professions Council of South Africa […]

Promulgation Of 2017 – 2018 Registration And Annual Fees

Registration and Annual Fees for the financial period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018 will be published a little later than usual to coincide with the launch of the Online Renewal and Payment Portal. Council would like to ensure that the majority of practitioners use this platform as they renew registration and make payments […]

Update your postal address details for Bulletin 2017

HPCSA is streamlining its operations and creating efficiencies in every aspect of operations. You can assist by updating your postal address details online. Practitioners are requested to update their postal addresses to assist the HPCSA to eliminate waste associated with returned mail from old or incorrect addresses. Click here to update.

Message from the Acting Registrar/CEO

With a new year, comes new challenges and goals. The significance of 2017  cannot be over-emphasised, as Council as embarks on its turnaround project to become a more effective and efficient regulator of excellence in terms of supporting and guiding all practitioners registered with the HPCSA. As Council, we trust that this repositioning of the […]

Online renewal and payment portal available from 1 March 2017

The Health Professions Council of South Africa (Council) is committed to improving efficiency when serving practitioners. In the third quarter of the 2016/17 financial year, Council engaged a systems development company to develop an online renewal and fee payment portal which we believe is in line with our strategic objective of improving performance and functionality. […]