Membership categories and subscriptions

Membership categories and subscriptions

Joining the College is simple. Please see below for information on different membership categories to find the one for you.

The Royal College of Anaesthetists is the professional body responsible for the specialty of anaesthesia throughout the UK, and it ensures the quality of patient care through the maintenance of standards in anaesthesia, critical care and pain medicine.

If you would like to apply for membership, please complete our 'Become a Member' questionnaire, which will help determine the most appropriate membership category for you to apply for through our online application process.

Alternatively, please contact the Membership Engagement team on 020 7092 1700, Monday to Friday 09.00 to 17.00, or email

Subscription fees

The subscription fees below are effective from 5 August 2023

Change in circumstances?

Where possible, the College provides support to its Fellows and Members, and if you find your circumstances have changed, please click on the below options for details on how we might be able to help.

Ways to make payment for your membership.

There are several ways you can make payment for your membership once - please find the option best for you below. We will send you a notification ahead of of when your membership fee is due for payment.

To be able to take full advantage of College benefits
and get involved in College initiatives