• Policy on College Subscription

    Category Annual Subscription / Annual Registration Fee

    Basic Surgical Trainee* HK$800
    Higher Surgical Trainee HK$1,400
    Examination Eligible Candidate HK$1,400
    Fellow HK$ 2,500 (Full Subscription)
    Ordinary Member HK$ 1,700 (Full Subscription)
    Member/Fellow aged over 65 HK$ 170 or HK$ 250 respectively (1/10 of Full Subscription)
    Member/Fellow aged over 70 Waived
    Retired Member/Fellow HK$ 170 or HK$ 250 respectively (1/10 of Full Subscription)
    Overseas Member/Fellow HK$ 850 or HK$ 1,250 respectively (1/2 of Full Subscription)
    Fellowship/Membership with hardship Application will be considered on individual basis


    *Registered under the Hong Kong Intercollegiate Board of Surgical Colleges (HKICBSC) 


    All applications for reduced rates will be considered only upon formal written request. All reduced rates will be effective from the next subscription year after submission of application and approval by the College Council.

    Financial policies related to Basic/Higher Surgical Trainees (BST/HST) & Examination Eligible Candidates (EEC):

    1. Effective from 1 January 2012, all BST/HST/EEC are required to make payment of their annual registration feewithin the first month of the year, i.e. before January 31st. A surcharge of 100%will be levied for those who fail to pay within the first month of the year. Those who still fail to settle the outstanding fee within the first three months of the year, i.e. before March 31st, will be removed from HKICBSC/CSHK Register. [updated & endorsed by HKICBSC/College Council on 18 August 2011/ 28 October 2011 ]



    1. Only paid-up registered trainees & EEC are eligible to sit for the Membership Examination of HKICBSC and Fellowship Examination of the College respectively.



    Endorsed by CSHK Council on 17 Dec 2007(with effect from 1 January 2008)
    Updated and Endorsed by CSHK Council on 26 October 2010
    Updated and Endorsed by CSHK Council on 26 January 2011, 22 February 2011
    Updated and Endorsed by CSHK Council on 28 July 2011
    Updated and Endorsed by HKICBSC Council on 18 August 2011
    Updated and Endorsed by CSHK Council on 28 October 2011
    Endorsed by CSHK Council on 24 November 2014 (with effect from 1 January 2015)


    Financial policies related to all Ordinary Members & Fellows:

    1. Newly admitted Ordinary Members or Fellows are required to pay an entrance fee of HK$ 2,500 or HK$ 3,500 respectively plus an annual subscription.
    2. Application for retired subscription rate must be accompanied by a written declaration from the applicant confirming that he/she has retired from all remunerative practice/job/business. Fellows concerned must inform the College immediately should there be any change of their retirement status and the reduced rate will cease to apply thereafter.
    3. Application for overseas subscription rate must be accompanied by a written declaration from the applicant confirming that he/she is residing outside Hong Kong. Fellows concerned must inform the College immediately should there be any change of their overseas status and the reduced rate will cease to apply thereafter.
    4. For applicants who apply for the Ordinary Membership or Fellowship of the College beyond the year he/she was eligible to be conferred, he/she is required to pay for the Entrance Fee of HK$2,500 or HK$3,500 respectively and the previous Annual Subscription for retrospective application.
    5. Effective from 1 January 2012, all members/fellows who are aged over 65 will enjoy a special rate, that is 1/10 of the full subscription rate. For those who are aged over 70, their annual subscription will be waived.[Updated & Endorsed by CSHK Council on 28 July 2011]
    6. A surcharge of 5% will be levied for any late payment after 30 June of the subscription year. The subscription year refers to the year the annual subscription was due. By the end of January following the subscription year, if any Ordinary Member/Fellow fails to pay his/her annual subscription or annual subscription of the subscription year as well as the overdue surcharge(5% of the subscription), his/her name shall be removed from the College Register upon the final decision of the College Council.[This policy was passed by Council in January 2002, effective from June 2002]

    Endorsed by CSHK Council on 17 Dec 2007(with effect from 1 January 2008)
    Updated and Endorsed by CSHK Council on 26 October 2010
    Updated and Endorsed by CSHK Council on 26 January 2011, 22 February 2011
    Updated and Endorsed by CSHK Council on 28 July 2011
    Updated and Endorsed by HKICBSC Council on 18 August 2011
    Updated and Endorsed by CSHK Council on 28 October 2011
    Endorsed by CSHK Council on 24 November 2014 (with effect from 1 January 2015)

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