14 Sep 2021
National Boards for the 16 regulated health professions and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra) have announced annual registration fees for 2021–2022.
Registration fees fund the work of National Boards in partnership with Ahpra to keep the public safe by:
The National Registration and Accreditation Scheme is designed to be self-funded through fees paid by practitioners and does not receive any ongoing government funding.
Ahpra Chief Executive Officer Martin Fletcher said that health practitioners continue to play a significant role in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
‘We thank all health practitioners for their vital role in keeping the community safe and healthy
‘We also recognise the effect that the lockdowns may have had on practitioners’ practice. We have put in place a registration and renewal fee payment plan for any practitioners who are experiencing financial hardship,’ he said.
Information about consideration of financial hardship can be found on the Ahpra website.
In most cases, the annual fees cover the registration period from 1 December 2021 to 30 November 2022. The fees schedule for each profession is published on National Board websites. Any variation to the fees payable by NSW practitioners is announced by the Health Professional Council Authority (HPCA) in NSW and detailed in the published fee schedules on National Board websites.
The fees are:
For online enquiries visit www.ahpra.gov.au/enquiry.
For registration enquiries: 1300 419 495 (within Australia) +61 3 9285 3010 (overseas callers).