Fees payable to Council


In December 2022, the Honourable Minister of Health gazetted the Regulations relating to fees payable to the South African Pharmacy Council, which regulations capped fee revisions to the headline inflation at the request of the profession and other stakeholders. Statistics South Africa indicated that the October 2023 headline inflation was 5,9%.

Council caps fee revision to headline inflation

The South African Pharmacy Council (hereafter “Council”) has kept to the requirements of the Regulations relating to fees payable to the South African Pharmacy Council in its 2024 fee adjustment and annual fee determination. As called for by the profession and other connected organisations to keep the fees to the rate of headline inflation, the 2024 fees have been revised in line with the October 2023 headline inflation figure as published by Statistics South Africa.

2024 Fees

Fees payable to Council have been adjusted by 5,9% for 2024 and a schedule of fees is available within Board Notice 526 of 2023 on the Council website, the detailed fee schedule for 2024 may be downloaded by clicking here.

Annual Fee deadlines for 2024

Council has started issuing 2024 Annual Fee invoices for certain professional categories. The profession is encouraged to ensure that they pay their annual fees timeously to avoid erasure and restoration fees.

  • 2 January – Pharmacies and Responsible Pharmacists (private sector: Community, Institutional (private), Wholesale and Manufacturing).
  • 1 February – Pharmacists.
  • 1 June – Providers, Assessors, Pharmacist’s Assistants, Students, and Pharmacist Interns.
  • 1 July – Pharmacies and Responsible Pharmacists (public sector).
  • 1 July – Pharmacy Owner (public and private sector)

South African Pharmacy Council Bank details

Bank: Standard Bank of South Africa
Name of beneficiary: South African Pharmacy Council
Bank account number: 011885866
Branch code: 010145
Payment/beneficiary reference: Your account number with Council*

*Your account number is alpha–numeric:
Persons: P-number (P followed by a 5-digit number)
Pharmacy: Y-number (Y followed by a 5-digit number)
Provider: R-number (R followed by a 5-digit number)

Payment methods

Online credit and debit card method

We recommend that all pharmacy professionals pay fees conveniently through the safe credit or debit card payment method available on the SAPC website after logging in with your unique details. You not only enjoy the convenience of paying the fees wherever you are and at any time, but you also receive instant confirmation that your payment has been received.

Other payment methods

Fees can be paid into Council’s Standard Bank Account, indicated above, through the following methods:

  • Electronic funds transfer (EFT)
  • Direct deposit

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