Protecting the public and
guiding the professions


Registration with the HPCSA is a pre-requisite for professional practice and it is also a legal requirement to keep all personal details up to date at all times.


Exemptions A health professional may apply for exemption of payment of the annual fee if he/she turns seventy one (71) before 1 April of the year, otherwise the practitioner will only be exempted from the following year. The request must be submitted in writing and supported with a copy of the ID document which could be faxed to (+27) 12 328 5120 or (+27) 12 325 2074.

The following registers are exceptions and practitioners may apply for exemption if they turn 66 before 1 April of the year: Environmental Health Practitioners; Medical Technologists; Medical Technicians; Radiographers; Supplementary Diagnostic Radiographers; and Dietitians