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Registration fees

We are funded entirely from registrants’ fees. We do not receive any other income or additional funding from other sources, such as the Government.

The 2021-22 registration fee 

The annual registration renewal fee is £360, if you are transferring from the student register then you will pay £360 plus a transfer fee of £40. 

The fees are pro-rated dependant on which quarter you are registering.

A low-income fee is available for individual registrants with annual income from all sources of less than £16,000. The low income fee rate for 2021/22 is £260.


Registration fees rules:

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Registrants can update their contact details, log CET points or complete their annual retention.

Registration forms

Registration forms

Download any of our registration forms, including restoration, specialty and student transfer.

About registration

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