Application Procedure

  1. Please read carefully the membership criteria and obtain the required numbers of referee.

  2. Please submit copy of certificate and transcripts to support your academic qualifications.

  3. All documents and respective non-refundable application fee can be submitted as follows:

    By Post
    Hong Kong Association of Doctors in Clinical Psychology
    7/F, Kowloon Building, 555 Nathan Road, Mong Kok. Hong Kong
    Please state “Application for membership” on the envelop

    By Email
    Our official email (“the Email address)


  4. If application is submitted by post, please enclose a crossed cheque payable to “Hong Kong Association of Doctors in Clinical Psychology Limited” for application fee. If it is submitted by email, applicable fee shall be deposited to the Association’s official Bank of China Account: 012-916-0-078517-8 (Payee: Hong Kong Association of Doctors in Clinical Psychology Limited). Its scanned deposit slip in either jpeg/tiff/bmp/gif format shall be sent together with the application.

  5. For email application, please submit copy of certificate and transcripts in PDF format to support your academic qualifications If the institution granting the award is outside Hong Kong, kindly provide course description and graduation requirement.

  6. All submitting e-documents contained personal information are suggested to be protected and encrypted. For such purpose, applicant is required to send the respective password to the Association via the Email through separate email. In any circumstances, the Association shall not be responsible for any data loss or trespassing during the electronic data transmission.

  7. The Association reserves right to request from the applicant true copy for any required documents when deemed fit. Applicant is responsible for any charges related to such requirements. Failure of such shall be considered as withdrawal of the application.

  8. The Membership Committee of the Association will assign an appropriate membership class to the applicant after the application is accepted and approved.

  9. The processing time of application is about 8 weeks. Applicant shall be advised for the payment of registered/annual fee (whatever applicable) only if the application is considered as recommendable submission. The Association will notify the applicant once the application is officially approved.

  10. The membership year is from 1st April to next year 31st March. Membership approved on or after 1st October of each year requires only half of the annual membership fee.

  11. Under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, the data held by the Association relating to applicants and to Members will be kept confidential. You may request access to, and / or correction of your personal data in relation to your application via the Email of the Association.

  12. The Association holds personal data of its current and past members. It is also the Association policy to retain the personal data of unsuccessful applicants for future reference purpose for a period of not more than 12 months. Thereafter, your application together with all materials you provide will be disposed.

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                             Membership Criteria 


Is a HKADCP registered clinical psychologist a qualified clinical psychologist?

Making reference to latest international professional standards, HKADCP has laid clear and objective criteria for admission of registered clinical psychologist .


Apart from high requirement for doctorate level of applicants, HKADCP also has adopted credential criteria requirement, under which applicant's professional qualification is counterchecked by at least one of the established and reputed professional or statutory psychological organizations in comparable developed countries.

Application Procedure