We've set out the accreditation fees that might apply if you're:

  • an education provider, OR
  • a continuing professional development (CPD) accrediting organisation

(If you're a pharmacist or pharmacy graduate or student, see Fees for skills assessment eligibility checks, exams and appeals.) 

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“We have great open communication channels with APC. We feel we can pick up the phone or write an email to get information or clarifications.” - Accredited Provider 2019

Australian and New Zealand degree programs

First accredited program

This is the first pharmacy degree program your university offers. It may be at a bachelor's or master's degree level.

Type of fee

Pay this fee if...

Cost (AU$, excluding GST)

Initial accreditation assessment

  • You want to apply to accredit your first program for the first time
  • You've received an invoice from us

$30,900 per program

Annual fee

  • Your program is currently accredited
  • You've received an invoice from us

$18,540 per program per year

Additional accredited programs

These are subsequent degree programs that you deliver in addition to your first accredited program. They may be at a bachelor's or master's degree level. They can be extended or alternative versions of that program, or a separate program.

If you stop offering your first accredited program, one of your additional programs will become your first program when we calculate your fees.

We add these fees to the cost of your first accredited program.

Type of fee

Pay this fee if...

Cost (AU$, excluding GST)

Initial accreditation assessment

  • You want to apply to accredit a new additional program for the first time
  • You've received an invoice from us

$13,390 per program

Annual fee

  • Your additional program is currently accredited
  • You've received an invoice from us

$13,390 per program per year

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Intern training programs (ITPs)

We're revising our process for accrediting ITPs.

We cannot accept new accreditation applications until this process is complete.

Type of fee

Pay this fee if...

Cost (AU$, excluding GST)

Initial accreditation assessment

  • You want to apply to accredit an ITP
  • You've received an invoice from us

$15,000 per program

Annual fee

  • Your ITP is currently accredited
  • You've sent us your intern numbers as at 31 March for the current year
  • You've received an invoice from us

$58 per intern per year

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Notification of change (NoC) to an accredited program

A change to an accredited program may affect whether it meets the accreditation standards.

To check for this, our Accreditation Committee (the Committee) first reviews your proposed change. If they class your change as 'material', we then arrange an external review.

The fee we charge for this covers external evaluators and our expenses.

Type of fee

Pay this fee if...

Cost (AU$, excluding GST)

Material change review fee

  • You've proposed a change to an accredited program that the Committee has classed as 'material'
  • You've received an invoice from us

$7210 per review

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Continuing professional development (CPD) accrediting organisations

Type of fee

Pay this fee if...

Cost (AU$, excluding GST)

Initial accreditation assessment

  • You want to apply to become a CPD accrediting organisation
  • You've received an invoice from us

$9270 per organisation

Annual fee

  • You're currently a CPD accrediting organisation
  • You've received an invoice from us

$3090 per organisation per year

Re-accreditation fee

  • You're currently a CPD accrediting organisation
  • You need to renew your accreditation
  • You've received an invoice from us

$3605 per organisation per re-accreditation

(added to the annual fee above)

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International degree programs

These are pharmacy degree programs that are delivered outside Australia or New Zealand, and which are accredited against Australian and New Zealand standards.

Type of fee

Pay this fee if...

Cost (AU$)

Initial accreditation assessment

  • We've accepted your application to accredit a degree program you offer outside of Australia or New Zealand for the first time
  • You've received an invoice from us

$15,450 per program

Site evaluation charge

  • We've accepted your application for accreditation
  • Our Site Evaluation Team (SET) will need to visit to assess your program on-site
  • You've received an invoice from us

We charge this at cost, including:

  • travel
  • accommodation
  • sitting fees
  • our staff costs

Annual fee

  • Your additional program is currently accredited
  • You've received an invoice from us

$24,720 per program per year

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