Levy of Fees
Fees payable to the Medical Council
Every medical practitioner who wishes to practice medicine must be registered with the Medical Council upon payment of the prescribed fees.
The registration fee payable to Council is
• Rs. 2, 500 for a pre-registration trainee + Rs. 300 Log Book.
• Rs. 2,500 for a general practitioner,
• Rs. 5,000 for a specialist.
For Non Citizens
• Rs 5, 000 for a general practitioner
• Rs 10, 000 for a Specialist
The annual practicing fee payable to the Council for general practitioners and specialists who are citizens are Rs 2,500 and Rs 5,000 respectively. The annual practicing fee for general practitioners and specialists who are non citizens are Rs 5, 000 and Rs 10, 000 respectively The names of all those medical practitioners who have paid their annual practicing fee by January 31 of every year are included in the Annual List. This list is published in the Government Gazette by February 15 of every year. In case of late payment, i.e. after the 31 January, a penalty of 50% is applicable.
The Council can issue a certificate of good standing on payment of a fee of Rs 750.
An identification card can be obtained on payment of a fee of Rs 300.
It is to be noted, however, that the above fees will in a near future be increased to meet the increasing running costs of the Medical Council.
Council fees may also be payable through Standing order.
Application form for STANDING ORDER can be downloaded from HERE
The original of the bank order should be submitted to the bank and a copy to the Medical Council.
Payments can also be effected through Internet Banking.