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Fees and payments

Annual membership subscriptions

Our subscription period runs from 1 January to 31 December each year and you'll receive an invoice by email shortly before the 1 January. 

Annual subscriptions for 2020

Membership category UK members Intenational members
Fellow £645 £475
Member £490 £265
Affiliate £305 £165
Associate (in training) £305 £165


FPM is not registered for VAT. The subscription fees are tax deductible for UK taxpayers (see below).


Concessionary annual subscription rates for 2020

Concessionary rates
Reduced rate £125
Out of Practice rate £65
Affiliate Reduced rate £65


The Reduced rate applies to those members who are earning less than £15,000 per annum from pharmaceutical or other medical practice as a result of unemployment, part-time employment, parental leave, illness or other reasons. Fellows, Members, Associates and Affiliates are eligible for this concessionary rate.

The Out of Practice rate applies to those members who have no paid engagements in either pharmaceutical or clinical practice and have retired completely from medical practice. Fellows, Members and Affiliates are eligible for this concessionary rate.

Apply for a concessionary rate: Concessionary rates application form 


Reduced Affiliate rate (low and lower middle income economies)

FPM also offers an Affiliate Reduced rate membership fee of £65 to new and existing Affiliate members who qualified in and are currently practising in specific countries.  The reduced fee is based on the current World Bank classification of both low and lower-middle income economies as listed on

Applicants who have qualified in and are practising in countries on these lists will be eligible for the reduced fee and the criteria for Affiliate membership remains the same regardless of the country of the applicant's qualification or practice. If you have any queries about this reduced rate or would like to apply, contact the Head of Membership at

Make a payment for a subscription fee

Online: Members can pay online if you have registered on the FPM website, once logged in click on the MyFPM button and then the Pay My Fees option.  We accept VISA, Mastercard and American Express debit and credit cards.

Direct Debit: Members with a UK bank account can pay their subscriptions by Direct Debit (see below). 

Bank transfer: Payment must be made in GBP and our bank details are included on the invoice.

Cheques: Make cheques payable to the ‘Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine’, write your member number on the back of the cheque and post to FPM, 19 Angel Gate, 326a City Road, London EC1V 2PT.

Set up a Direct Debit

If you wish to pay by Direct Debit and have a UK bank account, complete the Direct Debit instruction form. You can either post it to FPM, 19 Angle Gate, 326a City Road, London EC1V 2PT or sign and email a scanned copy to (you must print and sign before scanning as an electronic or typed signature cannot be accepted).

Subscriptions are normally collected in mid-February. Members paying by Direct Debit will be informed at least 14 days in advance of the date of the collection of fees.

Receipts and copy invoices

If you pay online you will receive an automatic email confirming payment. If you pay by bank transfer, cheque or direct debit, we will email a receipt as soon as payment has cleared (cheques can take up to 8 days to be processed). 

If you would like a receipt or a copy invoice sent to you, email

Arrears, resignations and re-joining 

Any member who is more than six months in arrears with payment of any annual subscription will be deemed to have let his/her membership lapse and shall be removed from the register.

If you wish to resign your membership, please do so by emailing If you have paid your annual membership subscription, you may request a refund of the unused months upto 31 December.

If you wish to reinstate your membership, complete the Reinstate Membership form and submit this along with a copy of your CV. 

If your request to reinstate is accepted, a re-joining fee of £90 will be payable along with any outstanding unpaid subscriptions. 

Change of address

Please inform us of any change of address as soon as possible by logging on and amending your details or e-mailing