We develop standards of medical care and training, and influence health policy throughout the UK on behalf of physicians and patients. When you join us you can support this vital work, access our extensive range of professional support, and become involved in other College activities that will enhance your career.

Membership categories

Student & Foundation

Free for Medical students and doctors up to two years post-qualifying.


For fully registered doctors who do not hold MRCP(UK) or MRCPCH.


For doctors possessing MRCP(UK) or MRCPCH (pre-consultant).


For consultants or equivalent.


We offer reduced subscription rates for retired doctors who would like to keep involved with the College.

Refugee doctors

Doctors who have come to the UK as refugees will be able to access the College’s education programme and membership free of charge to continue their professional development and training with a view to returning to work as a doctor.

Those interested in taking part in the College’s scheme are invited to apply for free Associate Membership by clicking here to see more information on how to apply.

The College has been in contact with the following organisations regarding our free Associate Membership for refugee doctors to outline what it provides and to arrange for them to disseminate information through their networks/clients:

  • Glasgow (Bridges Programmes)
  • NE (Refugee Healthcare Professionals NE Project)
  • London (Building Bridges)