11th November 2020
Announcement: Transitional Arrangements for Registration with HKICP will be closed on 30th April 2021

The Department of Health announced on 31st October 2019 that HKICP was granted full accreditation status under the Pilot Accredited Registers Scheme for Healthcare Professions. Transitional arrangement for registration with HKICP which have taken effect from the date of announcement for 18 months will be closed on 30th April 2021.

During the effective period of transitional arrangement (31st October 2019 to 30th April 2021), applicants who have a post-graduate clinical psychology qualification that do not meet the educational standard for direct registration, but fulfill the minimum education level generally accepted for pursuing registration for the practice of clinical psychology in the country where the degree is conferred (e.g. doctoral degree from USA, UK, Canada; master degree from Australia) may apply for registration with HKICP via the transitional arrangement of Alternative Qualifying Requirements (refer to Section 6 of Membership Registration and Handling Policy of HKICP).

Furthermore, with effect from 1st May 2021, applicants with overseas qualifications or trained in overseas countries (under Section 5.2.1.2 of the Membership Registration and Handling Policy of the HKICP) in clinical psychology must hold a license/ registration of the country of training in order to be eligible for HKICP registration.



The Department of Health announced on 31st October 2019 that HKICP was granted full accreditation status under the Pilot Accredited Registers Scheme for Healthcare Professions.

HKICP Directors Dr. Kitty Wu, J.P. and Dr. Rachel Poon represented HKICP at a reception hosted by the Director of Health, the HKSAR Government on 20th January 2020 and were presented with an official certificate.


【Press release】
Hong Kong Institute of Clinical Psychologists was granted accreditation under “Accredited Registers Scheme for Healthcare Professions” (31st October 2019)

【新聞稿】
香港臨床心理學家公會獲「認可醫療專業註冊計劃」正式認證(2019年10月31日)


【Press release】
Three professions accredited under Pilot Accredited Registers Scheme for Healthcare Professions
(Issued by Hong Kong Government Press Release. Thursday, October 31, 2019)

【新聞稿】
三個醫療專業在認可醫療專業註冊先導計劃下獲認證(由香港政府新聞公報發出. 2019年10月31日(星期四))


30th August 2019

Hong Kong Institute of Clinical Psychologists (HKICP) is pleased to announce that application for membership is open from today (30th August 2019). Please refer to information under the REGISTRATION section for details.

HKICP is committed to providing quality services to protect public interest and promote public confidence in clinical psychology profession in Hong Kong.