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Membership Fees

Annual subscription rates for 2023/2024 and payment options for surgical and dental membership

RCS England has two membership renewal dates: 1 April and 1 October

Category  Surgical Dental
Fellow or specialty dental member
£596 £596
Member* £316 £316
Surgical team member £75 -
Affiliate or student surgical team member £15 -
Low income country £45 £45
Overseas £146 £146
Europe £218 £218

Discounted rates are available to members who have retired from the profession, are working part-time, or are unemployed. We also waive all membership fees for those on parental/maternity/paternity leave for the duration of this leave, recognising that this can be a financially challenging time for new parents. To find out whether you are eligible to benefit from these discounts, please contact the membership team using the details below. Please be sure to get in touch at your earliest convenience, as remissions may be backdated no further than the 1st of each month.

*Our First 4 membership package offers a reduced membership rate for affiliate members who are UK trainees in their first four years post-MRCS.

First 4 membership package

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Reclaiming your tax

The Royal College of Surgeons of England is an HMRC approved (List 3) professional body.

If you are a UK taxpayer, the fee you pay for your membership may be tax-deductible (eligible for tax relief).

We suggest that if you wish to claim tax relief against your professional fees, it would be best to contact your local HMRC office, noting to them that the Royal College of Surgeons of England is an approved (List 3) professional body. 

You may also be able to claim tax relief against the cost of your MRCS and FRCS exams. Find out more about claiming tax relief for your job expenses.

Please let us know at the earliest convenience if your circumstances have changed as we are only able to apply adjustments from the 1st of the current month.

Getting a receipt for purchases and subscriptions with us

You can print receipts for any of your online transactions through this website by following the instructions below.

  1. Log in to the website
  2. Visit your transaction history on the account dashboard
  3. Locate the transaction you wish to obtain a receipt for and click on the 'View Printable Receipt' button.
  4. Wait for the receipt preview to appear then click on the 'Print Receipt' button at the bottom of the page.

Other payment methods

There are a range of ways to pay your membership subscription. You can pay by:

Direct Debit – we offer annual and monthly direct debits
all available online via your my-account area


Online by credit or debit card

Contact us about membership



Telephone 020 7405 3474 (option 1) to talk with a member of our membership team

Office hours are Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm.


Our membership office is on the ground floor of the main College building. Please ask for us at reception.


The Royal College of Surgeons of England

35-43 Lincolns Inn Fields

London, WC2A 3PE

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