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2005-08-04

TO ALL: Nursing Education Institutions
Non-training Institutions
Stakeholders

Increases in Nursing Council Fees

You are hereby notified that increases in South African Nursing Council fees have been published in the Government Gazette on

 

Fees that will increase on 15 August 2005

The following fees will increase as indicated on 15 August 2005.  This means that the increased fee will be payable for all amounts received on or after Monday 15 August 2005

Annual Fees

Registered Nurses

R193-00 

 

Enrolled Nurses

R145-00 

 

Nursing Auxiliaries

R127-00 

 

Restoration Fees

Registered Nurses

R315-00 

 

Enrolled Nurses

R225-00 

 

Nursing Auxiliaries

R207-00 

  

Restoration Fees

Registered Nurses

R60-00 

(after voluntary removal)

Enrolled Nurses

R60-00 

 

Nursing Auxiliaries

R60-00 

  

Student Fees

Registration (basic qualifications)

R85-50 

 

Restoration (basic qualifications)

R85-50 

 

Registration (additional qualifications)

R85-50 

 

Restoration (additional qualifications)

R85-50 

  

Pupil Fees

Enrolment as Pupil Nurse

R85-50 

 

Restoration as Pupil Nurse

R85-50 

 

Enrolment as Pupil Nursing Auxiliary

R85-50 

 

Restoration as Pupil Nursing Auxiliary

R85-50 

In respect to payments made prior to 15 August 2005 :

  1. A person who has paid the fees (in full) prior to the above date will not have to pay the difference between the old and the new fees.
  2. If fees have been paid via postal services and the posting date on the article is before 15 August 2005, the person will not be expected to pay the difference.
  3. If fees have been paid electronically and the payment appears on the Nursing Council bank statement before 15 August 2005, the person will not be expected to pay the difference.  In this regard, please check the rules of your own banking institution regarding the effective date for payments made electronically.  Council will not make any exceptions in this regard since these rules form part of the electronic banking agreement between the client and the banking institution.

 

Fees that will increase on 23 October 2005

The examination fees will increase as indicated on 23 October 2005.

Examination Fees

Exam paper (basic)

R114-00 

 

Exam paper (post-basic)

R114-00 

 

Late entry fee

R57-00 

 

Remark script

R228-00 

The increases for examination fees will be implemented as follows:

  1. .The increased fees for exam papers and late entries will be payable with respect to all examinations to be conducted in 2006 or later.  The closing dates for applications for examinations to be conducted in 2005 all fall before 23 October 2005.  To avoid ambiguity, the old fees will also apply to any late entries for 2005 examinations that are accepted after that date.
  2. The fees to be charged for remarks will depend on the date on which the full payment for the remark is received.  Where payment is received after 22 October 2005, the remark fees will be charged at the increased rate.
  3. If remark fees have been paid electronically and the payment appears on the Nursing Council bank statement before 23 October 2005, the person will not be expected to pay the difference.  In this regard, please check the rules of your own banking institution regarding the effective date for payments made electronically.  Council will not make any exceptions in this regard since these rules form part of the electronic banking agreement between the client and the banking institution. 

 

VAT

Please note that the above fees all include VAT at the current rate of 14%.

 

UPDATED REGULATIONS

These amendments to the regulations also fix outdated references to “nursing assistants” (which should be “nursing auxiliaries”) wherever these occur in the regulations.

The regulations on the Council website have been updated with these amendments.  To access the updated regulations, click on the links below.

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Regulations for Registered Nurses  (These OLD regulations have subsequently been repealed.)

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Regulations for Enrolled Nurses  (These OLD regulations have subsequently been repealed.)

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Regulations for Nursing Auxiliaries  (These OLD regulations have subsequently been repealed.)

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Regulations for Student Nurses (English / Afrikaans)

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Regulations for Pupil Nurses (English / Afrikaans)

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Regulations for Pupil Nursing Auxiliaries (English / Afrikaans)

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Regulations for Examinations (English / Afrikaans)

Copies of the amendment regulations published in Government Gazette No. 27788 of 22 July 2005 are available on the Council website for your information.  Copies of the Government Gazette can also be purchased from the Government Printers.  To access the copies on the Nursing Council website, type the following address into your browser:

www.sanc.co.za/regulations

You can also click one of the following links to select specific amendment regulations.

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Amendments for Registered Nurses  (The principal regulations to which these amendments apply have subsequently been repealed.)

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Amendments for Enrolled Nurses  (The principal regulations to which these amendments apply have subsequently been repealed.)

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Amendments for Nursing Auxiliaries  (The principal regulations to which these amendments apply have subsequently been repealed.)

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Amendments for Student Nurses (English / Afrikaans)

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Amendments for Pupil Nurses (English / Afrikaans)

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Amendments for Pupil Nursing Auxiliaries (English / Afrikaans)

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Amendments for Examinations (English / Afrikaans)

 

(Signed)
Hasina Subedar
Registrar and Chief Executive Officer


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