The Annual Retention Process

Do I need to do anything other than pay the fee?

In addition to paying the fee, you need to complete the Annual Declaration Form. This form has been sent to you with your invoice. It is also possible to complete the Annual Declaration Form online.

How do I complete the Annual Declaration Form?

This form has been sent to you with your invoice. It is also possible to complete it online.

Am I obliged to complete the Annual Declaration Form?

Yes. It is part of the Medical Council's annual retention process.

Will my name be removed from the Register if I pay the fee but don't complete the Annual Declaration form?

No, however, you are required to complete the Medical Council's annual retention process and the Annual Declaration form is part of that process.

I have only been granted registration within the past couple of months. Do I have to pay the annual retention fee again?

Any medical practitioner registered between 1st May and 30th June 2011 pays a registration fee of €490, which registers them until 30th June 2012. This is the end date on your Certificate of Registration.

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