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The following rates are for optometrists living or working in the UK, Isle of Man and Channel Islands. 
 
Grade criteria Fee

Member (MCOptom) 

Qualified optometrists who practise in the UK, Isle of Man, or Channel Islands.

Apply here

(NB: If you qualified in the last 4 years, apply for newly qualified membership - details below)

£298.73 to 30 Sept 2022 

Reduced rate member (MCOptom)

 

 

Qualified optometrists who work less than 50 days per year in the UK, Isle of Man, or Channel Islands. 

OR

Qualified optometrists who work within optometry in the UK, Isle of Man, or Channel Islands, but not in practice or seeing patients (ie academia or research)

Apply here

£167.77 to 30 Sept 2022

Newly-qualified member (MCOptom).

 

 

Optometrists who qualified within the last four years and who work in the UK, Isle of Man, or Channel Islands. 

  • If you qualified June 2021 onwards - apply here
  • If you qualified July 2020 - May 2021 - apply here
  • If you qualified July 2019 - June 2020 - apply here
  • If you qualified July 2018 - June 2019 - apply here

Year one = £29.87

Year two = £74.68

Year three = £149.37

Year four = £224.05

Non-practising / career break member (MCOptom)

 

Qualified optometrists who are not currently practising and who live in the UK, Isle of Man, or Channel Islands (ie retired, on maternity/paternity leave, or taking a career break). 

Apply here

£39.65 to 30 Sept 2022

 

International rates

Grade criteria fee

Member (MCOptom)

Qualified optometrists who practise outside of the UK.

Apply here.

£167.77 a year

Reduced rate member (MCOptom)

Qualified optometrists who work less than 50 days per year outside of the UK.

OR

Qualified optometrists who work within optometry outside of the UK, but not in practice or seeing patients (ie academia or research)

Apply here.

£94.43 a year

Newly-qualified member (MCOptom)

Optometrists who qualified in the UK within the last four years and who now work outside of the UK.

Call our membership team on +44 (0)202 7766 4392 or email membership@college-optometrists.org.

Variable rates depending on year of qualification

Non-practising/career break member (MCOptom)

Existing College members who are not currently practising and who live outside of the UK (ie retired, on maternity/ paternity leave, or taking a career break).

Apply here.

£39.65 a year

 

Enjoy a discount if you pay by Direct Debit!

 

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