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Concessionary rates

The Association, at its discretion, makes concessionary rates of membership available from time to time.

Those rates currently available are summarised here along with the eligibility criteria for each rate.


​Assessment of eligibility for concessionary rates is based solely on the criteria published below and the Association’s decision in this matter is final. We reserve the right to request documentary evidence if necessary in order to make this assessment.

Eligibility for a concession in one membership year does not necessarily imply continuing eligibility for future membership years.

Senior membership

Senior membership offers the benefits of Essential membership at a reduced rate of £190 p.a.

Eligibility criteria:

This concession is available to members who have been in membership continuously for at least five years by the time an application for the concession is received AND who:

  • Are over the age of 65 OR
  • Are no longer on the GDC register, following early retirement.

Newly qualified membership

Newly qualified membership offers the benefits of Essential membership at a reduced rate. 

From 1 June 2017 the eligibility criteria will be:

Newly qualified (first year): You must have been a student member for 12 months before graduation to qualify for this discounted rate. You'll pay £150 for Essential membership which is a £240 saving.

Newly qualified (second year): You must have renewed your membership from student to Newly Qualified (first year) to be eligible for a further saving a year after graduation. You'll pay £265 for Essential membership, saving £125.

The membership team will be happy to answer any queries from members relating to concessionary rates. Simply email or call the number below.

Call now:

020 7563 4550

For queries on concessionary rates