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Paying your fee

The amount you are required to pay will be indicated when you log in to your online account.


Paying your registration renewal fee by direct debit
If you wish to spread the cost of registration over the two-year registration cycle, you may wish to consider paying by direct debit. Your fee will be deducted from your bank account in four separate instalments, the dates of which are indicated in the letter which accompanies this booklet. Please note, your registration will not be renewed until we have successfully debited the first instalment.

If you currently pay your fee by direct debit
If you wish to continue to pay by this method and you have not changed your account details, you should opt to pay using your existing direct debit instruction.

If your account details have changed or you wish to set up a new direct debit instruction
If you wish to set up a new direct debit instruction, please click 'pay by new direct debit'. You will be asked to download a new direct debit instruction, which you will need to complete and return to us by post. Please remember to allow at least ten working days for your instruction to be processed. You can also download a direct debit here.

All registrants who pay by direct debit must ensure that their direct debit instruction is active at all times. If you or your bank cancel your instruction at any time, you must make immediate arrangements to pay the balance of your fee in full to avoid your name being removed from the Register.

If your bank reject any claim made on your direct debit instruction, we may cancel it depending on the reason for the failed payment to ensure you do not incur any bank charges. We will contact you in writing to ask you to pay by an alternative method, but it remains your responsibility to ensure that your payments are up-to-date.

Alternative methods of payment
If you prefer, you can pay your fee by credit or debit card. You will be required to pay the full amount.


Discounted fees
If you are a new UK graduate from a HCPC approved programme, the fee you will pay for the first two professional years is reduced by 50 per cent.



Claiming tax back on your fees
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has agreed that the annual fee payable to HCPC is tax deductible for UK tax payers. This means that for registrants paying tax at the standard rate of 20 per cent, the £90 annual renewal fee effectively costs £72 after £18 tax relief.



There are three different ways of claiming tax relief on your registration fees. Click here for more information.



Related Documents
Direct debit instructionAdobe PDF Document35kb