Join the RANZCP CPD program

Medical practitioners who are not members of the RANZCP are  welcome to participate in the College's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program.

CPD 2022 Enrolment form [PDF; 247 KB]

The fee for non-members is A/NZ$2,125 inc. GST.

About the RANZCP CPD program

The RANZCP CPD Program provides a pathway for medical practitioners to review and further develop their professional practice. The aim is to ensure a high standard of psychiatric practice and achieve the best attainable quality of psychiatric care and patient outcomes.

The CPD requirements include a minimum of 50 hours annually, including:

  • a Professional Development Plan (PDP) (standard 5 hours)
  • at least 10 hours of peer reviewed activities
  • at least 5 hours of practice development, quality improvement and review
  • at least 25 hours of self-guided learning
  • an audit of medical practice for New Zealand participants.

The RANZCP CPD year runs from 1 January until 31 December, with the claims submission period extending to 31 March of the following year.

Claims are submitted online. Ten per cent of claims are audited each year.

CPD Program guide

► For more information, view the CPD program guide 2022 [PDF; 1.6 MB]

Please note:

For enquiries contact the CPD Office at or call 1800 337 448 (toll free from Australia) or 0800 443 827 (toll-free from Aotearoa New Zealand).

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