How to renew your UKCP membership

Our membership year runs from the 1 October – 30 September. All UKCP members are invited to renew their membership at the same time each year. This page will guide you through the renewals process for each membership category. 

Your step by step guide to renewing for 2021/22

How to renew

Watch out for your renewal email or letter which will tell you everything you need to know about how to renew.

Need a receipt?

You can download a receipt in the members' area. Select the 'My transactions' tab on the left-hand side of the page. If you pay by card, your receipt  will be generated within 24 hours of the payment being made. Receipts for direct debit payers are generated up to four working days after the payment has been collected. 

Your certificate

Your PDF membership certificate will be emailed to you once you have renewed. For Direct Debit payers, we'll send your certificate  within five working days of receiving your payment. If you pay by card, you will receive your certificate within 48 hours of payment.

You will also be able to download your membership certificate by logging into the members' area. Click the 'My profile' tab, then choose 'UKCP Certificate' from the drop-down list that appears.

Make the most of your membership

Are you taking advantage of all the benefits of your Full Clinical Membership? Check the full list to find out.

Thinking about retirement?

If you are considering retirement, we have two membership options which might suit you.

  • If you are winding down your practice with a view to retiring within the next two years, you may be interested in the Pre-retirement Add-on to your Full Clinical membership.
  • If you wish to fully retire from clinical practice, you can find details of our Retired membership grade here and a guide on how to switch to the Retired membership grade here.
How to renew

Watch out for your renewal email or letter which will tell you everything you need to know about how to renew.

Need a receipt?

You can download a receipt in the members' area. Select the 'My transactions' tab on the left-hand side of the page. If you pay by card, your receipt  will be generated within 24 hours of the payment being made. Receipts for direct debit payers are generated up to four working days after the payment has been collected. 

Making the most of your membership

Are you taking advantage of all the benefits of your Non-clinical membership? Check the full list to find out.

Returning to clinical practice?

If you are returning to clinical practice, please contact your UKCP Organisational Member. You will need to complete an online application form - this how-to guide will help you.

How to renew

Watch out for your renewal email or letter which will tell you everything you need to know about how to renew.

Need a receipt?

You can download a receipt in the members' area. Select the 'My transactions' tab on the left-hand side of the page. If you pay by card, your receipt  will be generated within 24 hours of the payment being made. Receipts for direct debit payers are generated up to four working days after the payment has been collected. 

Make the most of your membership

Did you know that as a Trainee member, your name appears in our Trainee Directory? Why not check out the benefits of trainee membership to make sure your getting the most our of your membership?

Need to upgrade?

If you are now eligible for Full Clinical membership, please apply to upgrade online - this guide will show you how. You can see list of benefits on our full clinical membership page.

If you are due to complete the accreditation process within the next 12 months, please renew your trainee membership. When you are eligible to upgrade, we will deduct any the remaining portion of your trainee fee from the Full Clinical membership fee. And you will receive a 10% discount for upgrading.

How to renew

Watch out for your renewal email or letter which will tell you everything you need to know about how to renew.

Make the most of your membership

Are you making the most of your membership? Check the full list of benefits to find out.

Started seeing clients?

If you have started seeing clients as part of your training, you are required to upgrade to our trainee membership grade - our guide to upgrading your membership will help you.

How to renew

Watch out for your renewal email or letter which will tell you everything you need to know about how to renew.

Need a receipt?

You can download a receipt in the members' area. Select the 'My transactions' tab on the left-hand side of the page. If you pay by card, your receipt  will be generated within 24 hours of the payment being made. Receipts for direct debit payers are generated up to four working days after the payment has been collected. 

Make the most of your membership

Are you taking advantage of all the benefits of your membership? Check the full list to find out.

How to renew

Watch out for your renewal email or letter which will tell you everything you need to know about how to renew.

Need a receipt?

You can download a receipt by logging in to the members' area of this website. Select the 'My transactions' tab on the left-hand side of the page. Receipts for single card payers will be generated within 24 hours of the payment being made. Receipts for direct debit payers are generated up to four working days after the payment has been collected.

Make the most of your membership

Are you taking advantage of all the benefits of your membership? Check the full list to find out.

Frequently asked questions

If you wish to update your existing direct debit mandate, you will need to contact the Membership Team on 020 7014 9955 (Option 1) or via email membership@ukcp.org.uk.

Please let us know by 10 September 2021 so that we can make sure your details are up to date in time for your renewal. 

No, we do not offer a monthly payment plan at present.

To switch to a different payment plan, please contact the membership team on 020 7014 9955 (Option 1) or via email membership@ukcp.org.uk.

Please let us know by 10 September 2021 so that we can make sure your details are up to date in time for your renewal.

Yes, please log into the members' area to set up a direct debit plan - this how to guide will help you.

You can download a receipt in the members' area. Select the 'My transactions' tab on the left-hand side of the page. If you pay by card, your receipt will be generated within 24 hours of the payment being made. Receipts for direct debit payers are generated up to four working days after the payment has been collected

We offer Full Clinical members the option to take a sabbatical. During this time, your name will not appear on our National Register or in the Find a Therapist directory. Your records will be kept dormant until you reactivate your membership.

If you would like to take a sabbatical, please email the membership team at membership@ukcp.org.uk.

You will need to inform your organisational member of your intended sabbatical period, and agree with them what the requirements are for reaccreditation and CPD while you are not practising. Please contact them directly for further clarification.

You might not have received your certificate email if we hold a different email address on record for you. You can update your contact details on the landing page of the members' area - this how-to guide will help. 

When you are logged in to the members' area, you can access your certificate by clicking My Profile, then, from the drop-down list that appears, click UKCP Certificate. Click the Membership Certificate Download button to download a pdf version of your certificate.

If you don’t have software on your computer which will allow you to open and read PDF files, you can download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free here. Click ‘Download Acrobat Reader’ and follow the steps to install it on your computer.

The decision was made last year to send digital certificates by email.

Please note that only Full Clinical members receive a UKCP certificate.

You can log into the members area by clicking the 'UKCP Members' link which appears at the top right-had corner of every page of the website. (On a mobile, click the hamburger menu at the top of the screen and the UKCP Members link at the bottom of the list.) The log in area is at the top of the subsequent page.

Alternatively, please use this link.

Your username will be the email address we hold on record for you. If you have forgotten your password, please click the' Forgot Password?' link. You will then be emailed a reset password link. If you do not receive this email, we most likely hold another email address on record for you.

Please contact the Membership Team on 0207 014 9955 (Option 1) or membership@ukcp.org.uk if you require any help.

To change your membership grade, log in to the members' area, click the Apply Now button and complete the relevant application form for the grade of membership you wish to transfer to.

If you wish to cancel your UKCP membership, please email the Membership Team at membership@ukcp.org.uk.

If you have an active Direct Debit set up, please cancel this with your bank.

Please view our Refunds Policy.

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