About Membership

Membership of the SLCPsych is open to registered medical practitioners working or training in the field of psychiatry. It comprises of a network of psychiatrists working in Sri Lanka.

Categories of membership

  • Ordinary member
  • Associate member
  • Life member

Ordinary membership/Life membership

Any medical practitioner who has the qualifications the qualification of Doctor of Medicine ( psychiatry) of the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine of the University of Colombo.

A fellow or a member of the Royal college of Psychiatrists of United Kingdom, United States of America , Australia and New Zealand prior to and including 1986 practising psychiatry in a manner acceptable to the Council.

All ordinary members after paying the stipulated fee are eligible to become a life member.

Associate member

A medical practitioner who is a graduate of a Medical School or University recognised by the Sri Lanka Medical council and who is registered or qualified to be registered as a medical person under section 29 of the Medical ordinance and has been successful in MD ( Psychiatry) part 1 examination or holds a diploma in Psychiatry.

A medical practitioner who is a graduate of a Medical School or University recognised by the Sri Lanka Medical council and who has obtained Fellowship or Membership of the Royal college of Psychiatrists of the United Kingdom, United States of America, Australia and New Zealand after 1986, who is practising psychiatry in a manner acceptable to the Council.

Life membership

  • Rs 20,000/= one off payment( open to ordinary members only)

Annual membership

  • Ordinary members- Rs 2500/=
  • Associate members – Rs 1000/=