Join as a chartered member

Join the CSP today and you’ll not only gain your coveted chartered physiotherapist status, you’ll benefit from professional liability insurance and workplace support, professional development resources, opportunities to connect with the wider physiotherapy community and much more.


Membership is for any physiotherapist registered with the HCPC, so if you live outside the UK, you can still be a chartered member. 

We’re here to support you through any difficulty you face at work and to help you develop and feel confident throughout your physiotherapy career.

How to join

To join the CSP you'll need to first create a website account.

If you've already got a website account then you can join as a chartered member now.

If you're currently a graduate affiliate member then upgrade to chartered membership via your account and get 3 months for free.

Temporary qualified membership

Due to Covid-19, if you’re in your final year of study, re-joining the profession or coming out of retirement to go on the HCPC’s temporary register, you can get three months CSP membership for free

Benefits of chartered membership


Protection at work

Do the job you love, safe in the knowledge you’re covered by professional liability insurance and have access to expert legal advice should you need help. 


Professional development

Whether you’re newly qualified or established in your career, keep a handle of your CPD records with the CSP's ePortfolio and learning hub and develop your interests using our member-only CPD resources.


Advice and support 

Our confidential professional advice service is run by a team of experienced physiotherapists, so whatever your question or concern, we’re here to help.


Newly qualified

As your studying experience ends, there are many exciting opportunities available to newly qualified physios, including working in the NHS, establishing a private practice, or working overseas.

If you’re graduating soon, find out how you can get three months of membership for free while you wait for HCPC registration.

Other membership benefits

There are lots of additional benefits you can enjoy with your CSP membership:

Develop life-long skills

    Engage with your community

      Save money 

      • Enjoy the many offers available to you with CSP Plus, our member-only discounts scheme, from money off your car insurance and gym membership to holiday deals and experience days out.
      • You could also be eligible to claim tax relief on work expenses including travel or CSP membership fees.

        Membership costs 2020

         Annual fee     Monthly fee       
        Chartered member working£371.40£30.95

        Chartered member teaching in higher education: for those who are either a member of University College Union or the Educational Institute of Scotland, or working in the Health Authority in Jersey and a member of Prospect

        Graduate affiliate: for newly qualified students awaiting HCPC registration (and those deciding on next steps)£60.00£5.00
        Practising overseas: for chartered physiotherapists practising outside the UK£232.20£19.35
        Career break: for existing members who are not currently working or taking a break£170.88£14.24
        Retirement: for members who are retired or permanently unable to work due to ill health£62.40£5.20


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