College subscriptions and fees

Please note: all our fees listed here are exclusive of GST. Membership fees are charged each year.

Member fees

All College members (which includes registrars on our training programmes) pay an annual membership subscription fee. The subscription year runs from 1 April to 31 March and invoices are sent mid-late March each year.

Training programme fees

Doctors completing their GPEP, or Division training also pay training fees for each year they are training, and these fees are invoiced separately, and in addition to our membership fees. Registrars need to be in Financial Good Standing with the College before their Fellowship will be awarded.

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How our membership subscriptions are put together

Your annual membership fee is made up for three components:

  • Your subscription fee
  • Research and Education levy
  • Faculty or Chapter levy.

College membership subscriptions

Current 22 March 2022 - may be subject to change. The subscription year runs from 1 April to 31 March and invoices are sent mid-late March each year.

Membership subscription fee earning $60,000 or more, or overseas participating in CPD

$1,162.17

Applies to Fellows, Distinguished Fellows and members registered in the vocational scope of general practice

Membership subscription fee earning less than $60,000

$697.83

Per annum before tax, from all sources. (Applies to Fellows, Distinguished Fellows and members registered in the vocational scope of general practice)

Membership subscription fee - limited leave

$349.00

Fellows who put their CPD programme on hold for 4–12 months or registrars who put their vocational training programme on hold for 4–12 months. (Applies to Fellows, Distinguished Fellows and members registered in the vocational scope of general practice)

Membership subscription fee - full-time (more than 5/10ths per year)

$1,162.17

Applies to Members, Associates in Training and Associates in Practice

Membership subscription fee - part-time (5/10ths or less per year)

$581.09

Members or Associates working 5/10ths or less in any field or working less than six months in a year. (Applies to Members, Associates in Training and Associates in Practice)

Membership subscription fee - Limited leave

$349.00

Fellows who put their CPD programme on hold for 4–12 months or registrars who put their vocational training programme on hold for 4–12 months. (Applies to Members, Associates in Training and Associates in Practice)

Membership subscription fee - Retired and Non-Active

$115.00

Permanently retired or doctors temporarily not working for 12 months or more OR practising less than two weeks a year, e.g. maternity leave, VSA, etc

Membership subscription fee - Overseas

$115.00

Doctors absent from New Zealand for more than 12 months and not enrolled in the College’s CPD programme. Advise the College by emailing membership@rnzcgp.org.nz if you are non-resident for GST purposes, and your invoice will be GST exclusive

Membership subscription fee - Other

$115.00

Doctors not currently working in general practice or enrolled in CPD or other College programmes, but who are employed in another aligned scope of practice

Other fees that make up your subscription

Research and Education levy

$10.00

A contribution towards the fund that supports the College to fund research into general practice

Faculty or Chapter levy - full subscription

$80.00

The regional Faculty levy does not apply in the first year of joining

Faculty or Chapter levy - reduced subscription

$40.00

Regional Faculty levy does not apply in the first year of joining

Division of Rural Hospital Medicine levy

$365.00

A fee to be part of the Division of Rural Hospital Medicine

Advanced Competency levy - cosmetic medicine

$305.00

Doctors who have vocational registration in general practice and who have been accredited by the College as having an advanced competency in cosmetic medicine

GPEP year 1 fees

GPEP year 1 application fee

$400.00

The fee for applying to the GPEP programme

GPEP year 1 training fee (self-funded registrars)

$40,000.00

The fee that registrars who are not College or practice employed will pay for their first year of study

GPEP year 1 clinical exam fee

$2,652.17

The fee for GPEP year 1 registrars to sit the clinical exam

GPEP year 1 written exam fee

$1,500.00

The fee for GPEP year 1 registrars to sit the written exam

GPEP year 2 and 3 fees

GPEP year 2 training fee

$2,500.00

The training programme fee for the second year of GPEP

GPEP year 3 training fee

$2,500.00

The training programme fee for the third year of GPEP

GPEP year 3+ fee

$600.00

The training programme fee for subsequent years of GPEP

CPD for registrars/Annual Maintenance Programme

$600.00

This fee applies to registrars on hold from their GPEP training but who are still working and who are enrolled in the College's Annual Maintenance Programme

Additional in-practice visit

$1,500.00

A fee charged if GPEP 2/3 registrars require another in-practice visit outside their study year. Talk to your GPEP advisor first

Additional learning group

$300.00

A fee charged if GPEP 2/3 registrars require extra learning group sessions. Talk to your GPEP advisor first

Learning group catch-up activity (essay)

$290.00

Mock examination (clinical and written)

$478.26

You will only pay this fee if you need to retake the mock exams in your second year

Prior training pathway fees

Application fee for prior training pathway

$347.83

Fee for entry to the GPEP programme using a prior training pathway

Group 1 programme fee

$1,200.00

This applies to people entering their training via Group 1 of the prior training programme

Group 2 programme fee (including in-practice visit)

$3,300.00

This applies to people entering their training via Group 1 of the prior training programme

Fellowship Assessment Visit

Fellowship assessment visit

$2,100.00

The fee paid by registrars for their Fellowship assessment visit - a key activity before they are awarded Fellowship