AHCS Schedule of Application & Renewal Fees 2019/20
The following fees are charged by the AHCS. The fees cover the administration of the applications and registers, and are non-refundable once an application has been submitted.
|AHCS ACCREDITED REGISTRATION||Application & Annual Renewal Fee|
|Higher Specialist Scientist () Register||£50*|
|Healthcare Scientist Practitioner Register||£30|
|Healthcare Scientist Practitioner Register (Graduate rate)||£5|
|Medical Illustrator Register||£30|
|Clinical Physiologist Register||£30|
* The fee for newRegistration applications is currently waived for the first year.
|AHCS EQUIVALENCE||Application Fee|
|Scientist Training Programme () Equivalence||£350**|
|Higher Specialist Scientist () Equivalence||£280|
|Practitioner Training Programme () Equivalence||£50|
|Certificate of Competence ()||£50|
** From 1 September 2019 the fee for theEquivalence process will be £350. To take advantage of the current rate, please begin your Equivalence application and make payment before 31 August 2019.
Tax relief on registration fees
With effect from 6 April 2017, AHCS registrants have been able to obtain a deduction against income tax for their annual registration fees. The Academy’s name appears on the approved bodies on Gov.UK (“List 3”) as ‘Healthcare Science, Academy of’
- The tax relief is only available against fees paid since April 2017 and cannot be backdated.
- If your employer has reimbursed you for your fees, or has paid them on your behalf, you cannot claim a deduction.
The following link provides guidance for Employees on claiming back tax against expenses:
The following link provides guidance for Employers covering the cost of employees’ subscriptions and professional fees:
If you have any questions about this, please email firstname.lastname@example.org