Renewals FAQ

From the 1st March 20201 you may renew your RCCP Registration. If you have any concerns or queries, please see the FAQ below. 

We hope we have covered your query here and alleviated the need to email or call. The objective is to help you save time and provide the response you seek without delay.  We thank you for your co-operation during this busy time.

How do I renew my registration?

Login to RCCP online to renew your registration. Your username is your registered email address.

Once logged in, click on the "Please fill out annual renewal" banner under actions. You will then be guided to fill out all the necessary sections. If you have not got a direct debit in place already, you will be directed to set one up.

How do I reset my password?

If you have not logged into the new RCCP online system before, you will be asked to reset your password before you can continue. If you have forgotten your password, please use the "forgot password" link on the  login page to reset.

How Much is the renewal fee?

The annual renewal fee is £52.50

When does the payment get taken?

The direct debit payment will be taken 27th/28th April.

My bank account details have changed and I need to amend my direct debit, what do I do?

You can update your direct debit information when you complete your renewal. Alternatively, if you have already provided your details and do not have the option to amend, please email to request for the active mandate to be cancelled. This will then allow you to create a new mandate.

I updated my career details in the renewal form but my job title has not changed in my portal contact details. What should I do?

Updating your career details in your renewal form does not update your contact details job title. You can change this at any time by logging into your portal and selecting “Change contact details”. You can edit this information here. Multiple titles can be added if required.

When will I have access to my new certificate?

The new 2021/2022 RCCP Registration Certificate will be available from 1st May 2020 once both payment has been received and the Annual Renewal/Declaration Form has been submitted and approved.

I am having trouble downloading my certificate, what should I do?

This can sometimes be due to web browser compatibility issues. Please try using a different browser, such as Chrome. 

I forgot to download my previous certificate(s), can I request a copy?

You are unable to request copies of previous certificates, however you can request a letter confirming your registration details. Please note that we are expecting a high volume of calls and emails, therefore please email a request and we will come back to you as soon as possible.

Can I complete the Annual Renewal/Declaration Form on paper?

No, all forms need to be completed online.

When do I have to complete my renewal by?

Please complete the Annual Renewal/Declaration Form and set-up a direct debit by 5pm on 22nd April.

what if I miss the renewal deadline?

Please log into your RCCP account and complete as soon as possible. Please note that a late renewal fee may apply for completing either your Annual Renewal/Declaration Form or payment after the scheduled annual renewal.

How much is the late renewal fee?

£75 for unpaid applications. £22.50 for paid renewals required to complete the Annual Renewal/Declaration Form.

How do I get a receipt for my payment to claim tax back?

Please email to request an electronic receipt. Click here for further information.

What details do I need to provide for my Indemnity Insurance proof of cover?

You are asked to provide your indemnity insurance number and expiry date.

Do I need Indemnity Insurance? 

You do not need indemnity insurance if you only work for the NHS Trust as an employee.

If you work outside of the NHS for a limited or private practice or recruitment agency, you are required to provide your indemnity insurance details.

I am/will be going on maternity/paternity leave. Do I still renew?

You have the option to voluntary deregister and complete a 'Return to Practice' application (£60) on your return. This involves providing a reference, CPD and evidence of back to work training.

You can alternatively remain registered and advise us of your change of circumstances. This allows us to ensure that you are not contacted for the next CPD audit.

Can I remain on the register if I am not practising? 

Yes, you can remain on the register for up to 5 years. Please advise us of your change of circumstances.

If I am not practising and wish to renew, is there a different renewal fee?

No, the standard fee of £52.50 applies to all circumstances.