The main route to membership is to become a Fellow of the College via the examinations process or published works application process. Those not eligible for Fellowship can still join the College by becoming an Affiliate member. Please see the full range of different membership categories available in the ‘Become a member’ section below.

  • Benefits of membership

    The College offers a comprehensive variety of benefits to support your professional life and to maintain the correct standards of the specialty. Belonging to the College strengthens its ability to act on behalf of all pathologists.

  • Become a member

    There are several different types of membership at the College

  • Corporate membership

    Becoming a corporate member of the Royal College of Pathologists will provide you with access to our community of 11,000 members worldwide across 17 pathology specialties.

  • Membership FAQ

    Frequently asked questions about College membership