Subscription Fees


Fellows, Members, and Associates of the College are required to pay an annual subscription fee. This fee contributes to the College's key aims of education, assessment and advancement in surgery and dental surgery.

The annual subscription runs for the calendar year starting 1st January. The subscription is due to be paid by 31st January.

 Election Fee

All new applicants are required to pay an election fee.  Applicants that have joined and paid to be part of another UK/Ireland College are not required to pay an election fee.  Members wishing to move to Fellowship will be required to pay an additional election administration fee.

Category Not previously affiliated with RCSEd Currently affiliated with RCSEd
Surgical & Dental Fellow £358 £60
UK Surgical Member £150 £60
UK & International Surgical Member £220 £60
UK Dental Member £220 £60

Subscription Fees

Fellow (Surgical & Dental) £554 £207 £88
Fellow First Year (Surgical & Dental) £443 - -
Fellow Non-Surgical (Surgical & Dental) £155 £98 £78
Fellow Retired (Surgical & Dental) £100 £85 £20
Fellow Retired Life (Surgical & Dental) £1000 £1000 £500
Member (Surgical & Dental) £351 £155 £67
Member First Year (Surgical & Dental) £282 - -
Member Non-Surgical (Surgical & Dental) £155 £98 £47
Member Hong Kong - £104 -
Associate (Surgical & Dental) £78 £78 £47
Dental Associate (Implant) £200 £200 £47
Dental Associate £75 £75 £47
Dental Care Professional £38 £38 £38

The breakdown for annual, quarterly and monthly payments can be found here.

Discounts and Exemptions

You may be eligible for a reduction in your subscriptions. Details on applying for a reduction or exemption.

Low-Income Countries

If you live and work in a designated low-income country, you may be eligible for a discounted subscription. Below are countries that fall within the low-income category:

  • Bangladesh
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guyana
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • West Bank (Gaza)
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Payment Methods

There are a range of ways in which subscription fees can be paid to the College. You can pay by:

  • Online 
  • Direct Debit: we offer monthly and annual direct debits for those with a UK bank account. 
  • Over the phone (+44 131 527 1654) by credit or debit card

Tax Deductibility

If you are a working UK taxpayer, your College fees are a tax deductible expense and you are eligible for full tax relief, which could save you up to 40% of your subscription fees.  You can even claim this retrospectively to April 2017. For more information click here.

If you have any questions please email our Membership Team at or call +44 131 527 1654, quoting your full name and College reference number.


For subscription information relating to our Faculties, please visit the relevant Faculty website:

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