The HPCSA annual fees for 2021/2022 can be found here. Practitioners need to settle their annual fees by 30 November 2021. In this article we advise on HPCSA registration and annual fees, how to pay, exemptions, erasure, renewals, restoration, refunds and how the get help with your HPCSA registration.
HPCSA 2021/2022 fees
Registration with the HPCSA is a pre-requisite for professional practice. Once registered, an annual fee is payable as set out below, and failure to pay this fee, could result in suspension from the register.
- Click here to download the 2021/2022 annual fees.
- Annual fees are used to cover the costs of running the twelve Professional Boards under the jurisdiction of Council as well as administering the healthcare professions in terms of registration, standards of education and training as well as maintaining fair standards of professional practice.
- Click here for the HPCSA 2021/2022 registration fees. Registration fees are payable by persons to be registered in terms of the Health Professions Act No. 56 of 1974.
- It is the responsibility of the practitioner to check their statements for the correct fees payable.
- Council is currently busy invoicing practitioners as per the newly gazetted fees.
- Once the invoices have been raised, practitioners will be able to make payments using the HPCSA online portal.
- Upon receipt of their payments, practitioners will be able to access proof of registration online.
- The annual fees payable to Council will be due by 30 November 2021.
- Provincial government health employees registered with Council, are advised to check their HPCSA membership status to ensure that their annual fees are paid up – and if not, take the required steps to ensure compliance.
- Annual fees are different from registration fees which are paid upon registration with HPCSA.
How to pay
- Practitioners can pay their registration or annual fees in the following ways:
- Direct deposit or EFT into the HPCSA bank details list below, or
- Registered practitioners can use the HPCSA portal for online renewal.
- Please note:
- To correctly allocate funds, practitioners must use their register and 7 digit registration number (e.g. MP1234567).
- The HPCSA no longer accepts cash on their premises.
- The HPCSA no longer process credit card authorisations.
HPCSA bank details
- Bank: ABSA
- Branch: Arcadia
- Branch Code: 63 2005
- Account Name: HPCSA
- Account Type: Cheque
- Account Numbers:
- Annual Fees: 405 00 33 481
- Other moneys: 061 00 00 169
- Swift Code: ABSAZAJJ
- Deposit References:
- Registered practitioners: HPCSA registration number (eg MP1234567)
- New registrations: ID or passport number.
Please note: Internet transfers take approximately three days to reflect on our statement and all direct payments from ABSA branches take 24 hours.
Help with payments:
- HPCSA annual fees are valid until 31 March of the following year.
Practitioners can renew their HPCSA membership online – click here for the steps required to renew your membership online.
Practitioners wishing to claim a refund need to submit the completed refund application form along with to supporting documents to email@example.com.
Practitioners are eligible for fees exemptions based on ill health and age:
Those unable to practise due to ill health may be exempted from payment of the annual fee: A medical report, issued by a medical practitioner, must accompany such application, which should reach the Council’s offices before 31 March 2021.
The following age based exemptions apply;
- Practitioners registered in Professional Boards for Environmental Health Practitioners, Medical Technologist, Radiography & Clinical Technology, Dietetics and Nutritionists, who may be granted exemption from the year in which they turn 66.
- For all the other Professional Board age exemptions apply from 71 (if you turn 71 before 1 April 2021).
Consult the HPCSA website for more information.
A written application for voluntary erasure must be received by Council by 31 March 2021. Click here to download the erasure application form. The completed application must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org under the subject line Erasure application + 7 digit registration number. Upon successful finalisation of the application by Council the practitioner will become eligible for annual membership fee exemption.
A person whose name was erased from the register has to apply to restore his/her name to the register by duly completing the Application for Restoration form, Form 18 which has to be submitted together with proof of payment of the restoration fee, which is calculated based on the specified criteria.
For help with your HPCSA registration:
- Consult the self-service portal at https://hpcsaonline.custhelp.com/ for specific questions,
- Send an email to email@example.com using your HPCSA registration number as reference in the subject line and stating the nature of the enquiry as well as attaching any relevant documentation in the email.
Last Updated on 30 Nov 2021 by HPCSA Corporate Affairs