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Professional Competence

Guidelines and Resources


How to renew your enrolment


Ways to pay your renewal fee

  • You can pay your renewal fee online through your RCPI Digital Hub
    Important: When you have made your online payment you will receive an automated receipt which is the evidence of enrolment required by the Medical Council
  • You can set up a direct debit to pay your annual fee once a year from now on - click here to submit a Direct Debit Mandate. Please allow time for your direct debit to be processed and set up.
  • We can invoice your employer. Submit a request to Be sure to quote your RCPI ID in the message

3D secure on credit card payments in Europe: It is now a requirement that city and postcode are contained in an address. When making your renewal, be sure to take the opportunity to review your address to make sure the necessary details are provided before you proceed to the payment.

Find your Eircode

Online Payments: You may have to enter a passcode, which is sent to your phone, or authenticate your payment in another way, depending on how your Visa Card issuing bank has implemented security measures.

Receipts: When you make an online payment, you will be sent an automated receipt. This may land in a spam or junk folder. To avoid missing your receipt, please add to your email contacts.

ePortfolio: We will update your ePortfolio for Professional Competence status on the next working day after your payment has been confirmed.


Medical Council Annual Retention

It is necessary to provide the name of your current Professional Competence Scheme and your enrolment/renewal date when you are submitting your Annual Retention application form. The Medical Council may ask you for a receipt of renewal/enrolment