Become a member of the College

Being a member of the College of Podiatry links you with a long tradition of excellence, a drive for innovation and high professional standards.

Joining the College of Podiatry means joining a unique community of health professionals working to support foot and lower limb health. Joining makes you part of the leading membership organisation and trade union representing UK and overseas podiatrists.

College membership provides a comprehensive package of benefits to support your professional practice and development, whether you operate privately, within the NHS or both, and gives you a say in the future of the profession. 

The quickest and easiest way to become a member is by joining online today 

Your Guide to Membership

As a member of the College you are:

  • Protected whatever happens in your career; including £15 million of malpractice insurance, trade union membership, support with HCPC cases and audits.
  • Always learning: making the most of our CPD resources, online learning, courses and journals.
  • Part of a community; an association of your peers. This includes networking and events nationally and through your local branch, mentoring, peer to peer support and advice.
  • Shaping the future of podiatry; a collective voice lobbying and campaigning on issues affecting podiatry both nationally and locally. Raising the profile of podiatry and supporting students.

You can find information on the full range of benefits available to members here

We offer a range of membership categories to suit your circumstances. See which category of membership is best for you here


If you need any help or advice about becoming a member, please feel free to contact our membership team at or on 020 7234 8644.