Protecting the public and
guiding the professions

For Professionals

The Council regulates the health professions in the country in aspects pertaining to registration, education and training, professional conduct and ethical behaviour, ensuring continuing professional development, and fostering compliance with healthcare standards.

Professional Boards


Annual fees
Below are the annual fees payable by persons registered in terms of the Health Professions Act No. 56 of 1974, shall be due and payable with effect from 1 April 2018. 
  • Fees include 15% VAT rate

MLS Medical Laboratory Scientist 1374.00
MT Medical Technologist 1374.00
SGT Supplementary Medical Technician 964.00
GT Medical Technician 603.00
SLA Supplementary Laboratory Assistant 569.00
LA Laboratory Assistant 569.00

Registration fee
Registration fees are payable by persons to be registered in terms of the Health Professions Act No. 56 of 1974:
Registration fees by - 
(a) Health Practitioner 710.00
(b) Student 237.00
(c) student for re-registration as a student after interruption of at least one year 129.00
(d) visiting student 703.00
(e) visiting student for re-registration after an interruption of at least one year 129.00
(f) student, as penalty, per month or part thereof, for the late submission of an application for registration 109.00
(g) health practitioner for registration of additional qualification or additional professional category 256.00
(h) intern 259.00

NB: Registration fees are different from annual fees and are paid upon registration with HPCSA.