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Membership categories

There are different categories of RCM membership to suit different working circumstances. 

The most common membership is for:

If these three categories are not suited to your circumstances you will find other categories under Alternative membership options here, which includes:

  • Retired

  • Associate

  • Full Joint Agreement

  • Special associate

  • Honorary

  • Affiliate non midwife

  • International

Need to change your membership or update your details? sign in here

Going on Maternity Leave?

Notify the  RCM here at least one month in advance of beginning maternity leave and you can receive up to 52 weeks' free membership.

Notify the RCM at least one month before returning to work  so that we can readjust your membership category.

Please note that you do not have medical malpractice and personal accident cover or voting rights over this period, neither is employment advice or representation available for any incident that occurs while on subscription suspension.

Reclaim Tax on RCM Subscription

You can reclaim tax on RCM subscriptions and uniforms for up to 4 years. Fill in the Tax relief form  and send it directly to your tax office.

If you require an itemised statement or proof of payment email us here or

tel: 0300 303 0444