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Waiver of Registration and Related Fees for Healthcare Professionals

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Waiver of Registration and Related Fees for Healthcare Professionals

              As a token of appreciation to healthcare professionals in the fight against coronavirus disease-2019, the fees payable in respect of statutory registration / enrolment as well as issuance and/or renewal of practising certificates for 13 healthcare professions that take effect during the 3-year concession period from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2023 will be waived by the Government if certain criteria are met.

2.          For pharmacists, the waiver will apply to the first time registration in the Register of Pharmacists and the issuance / renewal of practising certificates for up to 3 times that first take effect during the concession period.

3.          The Government issued a press release on the above waiver on 27 May 2020. Relevant subsidiary legislation was published in the Gazette on 29 May 2020 to give effect to the waiver.

4.          For enquiries, please contact the Board Secretariat by email at ppb@dh.gov.hk or by telephone at 2527 8432.

Pharmacy and Poisons Board
29 May 2020