Why join TOPRA?

There are many reasons why regulatory professionals join TOPRA. One of the key motivations is that TOPRA membership signals to colleagues and employers a strong commitment to the regulatory profession. You become part of a diverse global community of regulatory professionals with defined values and standards of good practice.

By joining TOPRA you also help us to represent the interests of the profession in the wider healthcare arena.

There are tangible benefits, too. See below for more.

Reasons to become a member:

  • Belong to a vibrant global regulatory community
  • Engage, share and learn from your peers
  • Develop your professional competence
  • Advance your career
  • Contribute to the development and recognition of the regulatory affairs profession globally
  • Access authoritative information and high-quality learning opportunities
  • Refresh your knowledge on the latest regulatory developments
  • Benefit from preferential member rates



Member benefits

Member benefits Student
Member Registered
Fellow Honorary Member
or Fellow
Information services          
Regulatory Rapporteur journal (11 issues per year)      
InTouch monthly member newsletter
VetMed Upate - monthly email newsletter 
MedDev Update - monthly email newsletter     
Daily news feed on latest developments in pharmaceuticals (PharmaTimes)    
Discounted access to MedBoard, an integrated medical device information platform  
Member engagement           
SPINs - networks for members with shared professional interests
TOPRA In regional and country groups for networking and discussions
Free SPIN/TOPRA In events & webinars
Consultations from key stakeholders in regulatory affairs
Volunteering opportunities  
Governance - standing or voting in TOPRA Board Elections    
Career support
Member discounts on courses & webinars 
CPD recording tool       
Careers Fair complimentary pass       
Careers advice - 1/2 hour telephone or video conference session       
Free RA careers webinar    
Digital badges          
Post-nominals: MTOPRA         
Post-nominals: FTOPRA         
Apply for professional accreditation: Registered Scientist and Chartered Scientist (CSci)          
Apprenticeship training       
Commercial services           
Discounted meeting rooms at TOPRA HQ London