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Professional Competence: Key Dates for your Diary

Professional Competence: Key Dates for your Diary

Here is a checklist of what you need to record in your ePortfolio to help you make sure you have met your Medical Council requirements in good time.

  • 1 Audit or Quality Improvement project recorded
  • 25 CPD credits in any category (External, Internal, Personal Learning, Research, or Teaching

Find out more about using ePortfolio for Professional Competence

30 April 2023 is the last day to enrol or renew on a 2022-2023 Professional Competence Scheme

If you have a medically certified absence from practice for 90 or more consecutive dates, you must submit an Absence from Practice form by 30 April 2023 so that it can be processed in time for an annotation to appear on your Annual Statement. 

Enrolment and Renewal for 2023-2024 opens on 1 May 2023.
It is very important to make sure that you renew your enrolment for 2023-2024 as soon as possible.  The online renewal links will be available immediately on 1 May 2023, and we will send notifications to those who have not yet renewed a few days later.  

Remember that you will need to be able to declare you have renewed your enrolment when you apply to the Irish Medical Council for your Annual Retention.

*Fellows and Members whose College, Faculty, or Institute subscriptions are up to date on 30 April 2023 will receive a discount on their 2023-2024 Professional Competence renewal fee.

15 May 2023 is the last day to record your 2022-2023 activities if you wish them to be counted in your Annual Statement of Participation in Professional Competence.    

The Professional Competence Team is available online between 09:00 and 17:00. You can contact us by emailing or by logging a ticket through the RCPI Help Centre.
If you would like to set up a call to discuss any matters relating to Professional Competence, send us an email with the best phone number and time options for us to call you.