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RCEM Membership Categories & Subscriptions

Membership Category UK Overseas LIC & LMIC
Fellowship by Examination £756 £414 £226
Fellowship by Election
Fellow Ad Eundem
Fellow – Non-EM Specialist Registered £338* N/A N/A
Associate Fellowship £267 £173 £95
Associate Fellowship (Training/Eportfolio) £316 £316 £174
Membership by Examination £316 £205 £113
Membership by Election £316
Membership – Not working in Emergency Medicine £101* N/A N/A
Member by Examination (Training/Eportfolio) £316 £316 £174
Associate Member (Training/Eportfolio) £316 £316 £174
Associate Member £102* £91* £51*
Associate Member (Foundation) £51* N/A N/A
Associate Member (Student) £20* £20* £20*
Affiliate Members £71* £71* £71*
Associate Member (Advanced Clinical Practitioners) £112* N/A N/A
Associate Member (Registered Healthcare Practitioners) £112* N/A N/A
Associate Member (Physician Associates) £112* N/A N/A
Member by Examination (AOST) (Ireland or Iceland) £316
Associate Member (AOST) (Ireland or Iceland) £133*
Associate Member (AOST) (Nepal) £133*
Retired Fellow £82* per annum
Life Fellowship One off payment of £511
Retired Associate Fellowship £51* per annum
Life Associate Fellowship One off payment of £306*
Retired Members £41* per annum

* EMJ is not included in the annual subscription for these membership categories and is available for an additional £78 per annum.

  • From 2021 the College will be using the World Bank list of Low Income Countries and Lower middle Income countries to provide discounted subscriptions to members in those countries.
  • There is a maternity leave rate available to members on maternity leave. A copy of the MATB1 Form (or equivalent) is required, only one discounted subscription can be claimed per maternity leave period.
  • There is a 50% reduction for UK based members working LTFT who are earning less than £35K.
  • For the purposes of subscriptions, the College define retired members as ‘members who are retired from NHS work and do not have a licence to practice’.
  • A membership ‘freeze’ is available for any member leaving medicine to undertake voluntary work or who is unable to work due to ill health.
  • Members joining through the year are charged a pro-rated amount based on the month from when their membership commences.
  • Refunds or adjustments to membership subscriptions due to changes in circumstances and addition/removal of services will be based on months of the year. Refunds are not generally given to members upon resignation from the College.
  • RCEM has been approved by HRMC under section 201 Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1968, which means that Fellows and Members who pay UK taxes are able to claim tax relief on membership subscriptions at the highest marginal rate of tax. Further information can be accessed via: tax-relief-for-employees

For any further information and to make amendments to your subscription please contact the College membership team via or 020 7400 6107.

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