Fees

Internship Registration

First-time application€310
Includes registration for 1 year.
Extension of registration for:
6 months€255
1 year€510

+ If you have completed your internship and are seeking either Trainee Specialist or General registration, please contact the Medical Council for details of the appropriate fees.

Trainee Specialist Registration

First-time application
Qualified in Ireland€194
Qualified Elsewhere€410
These fees are non-refundable
A registration fee is also payable if granted registration.
PRES
Applicants must pass a Pre-Registration Exam unless exempt
Level 2 (MCQ)€273
Level 3 (OSCE)€819
Initial Registration
If registered on or before 31st December:€535
If registered on or after 1st January:€267
Annual Retention Fee
Due on 1st July each year
Aged under 65:€535
Aged 65-69:€196
Aged 70 or over:€67

*A late payment fee of €52 applies to those who fail to pay their retention fee and submit a completed application form on or before 1st July. 

Specialist Registration

First-time application (i.e. not Presently Registered on any Division of the Register)
Qualified in Ireland€425
Qualified Elsewhere€641
Includes a Level 5 Assessment Fee
These fees are non-refundable 
A registration fee is also payable if granted registration 
Transfer Application (i.e. Transferring from Another Division to Specialist Division)  
Level 5 Assessment Fee only              €231
Initial Registration
If registered on or before 31st December:€535
If registered on or after 1st January:€267
Annual Retention Fee
Due on 1st July each year
Aged under 65:€535
Aged 65-69:€196
Aged 70 or over:€67

General Registration

First-time application
Qualified in Ireland€194
Qualified Elsewhere€410
This fee is non-refundable 
A registration fee is also payable if granted registration 
PRES
Applicants must pass a Pre-Registration Exam unless exempt
Level 2 (MCQ)€273
Level 3 (OSCE)€819
Annual Retention Fee
Due on 1st July each year
Aged under 65:€535
Aged 65-69:€196
Aged 70 or over:€67

Restoring to the register

Restoring to the register having voluntarily withdrawn
Voluntary withdrawal must have occurred after the new Register was established on 16/03/09. If it occurred prior to 16/03/09 apply as a first-time applicant.
If registered on or before 31st December*:€609
If registered on or after 1st January*:€341
These fees are non-refundable once the applicant is registered.
*Includes a file update fee of €74 and the appropriate registration fee.
Restoring to the register having removed due to non-payment
Removal of registration for failure to pay fee must have occurred after the new Register was established on 16/03/09. If it occurred on or prior to 16/03/09 apply as a first-time application.**
If registered on or before 31st December*€755
If registered on or after 1st January*€487
These fees are non-refundable once the applicant is registered.
*Includes an application fee of EUR 220 and the appropriate registration fee.
**If erased from the Register prior to 16/03/09, a High Court Order cost, rather than the application fee of €220 will apply. Please see table below:
Date erased from RegisterHigh Court Order Cost
16/03/2009€200
31/03/2008€200
23/04/2007€150
27/02/2006€105
11/04/2005€105
22/03/2004€105
07/07/2003€105
18/11/2002€38.09 (£30)
20/10/1999€38.09 (£30)
02/12/1998€38.09 (£30)
Pre 1998No Costs

Review of a decision to refuse registration

Internship Registration€682
Trainee Specialist Registration€682
Specialist Registration€682
General Registration€682

Certificate and other document requests - registration

First certificate of Current Professional Status€52
Multiple certificate of Current Professional Status requests received at the same time incur First certificate fee and then fee for each additional certificate requested€15
Standard EU certification (CSDs and CSTARs)€105
Non-Standard EU Certification (Compliancy Letters and Article 3(3) Letters)€68

Certificates of Experience

* Requests for archived 'Certificate of Experience' letter can then be issued for an €50 fee

€52
Duplicate Certificates€10
Additional Qualifications€105

Methods of Payment

Payments may be made to the Medical Council by bank draft or credit card / Laser Card.

1. By Bank Draft

Bank drafts are acceptable provided:
a) they are in Euro and are payable at an Irish bank in Ireland. (If they are in Euro but payable at a foreign bank these will be returned as they will incur bank charges which of course differ from day to day.) OR
b) they are acceptable in Sterling payable at a British bank in the U.K. OR
c) they are acceptable in U.S. dollars payable at an American bank in the U.S.

2. Credit / Laser Cards

Payments may be made by Visa or Mastercard or by Laser Card. Please ensure that the following information is given:
Cardholder's name, credit card number, expiry date, amount of money payable, CVV on back of card
A fee of 2.02% will apply to all VISA and MASTERCARD payments and EUR0.25 for all LASERCARD transactions.

If you require any assistance regarding the above, please contact the Council at +353-1-4983100

As with all payments and correspondence to the Medical Council, please quote your Registration or Reference number on the bank draft.