Membership & Communities

Our members are individuals working in regulatory affairs all over the world. They come from a range of healthcare sectors, including regulatory bodies, academia, regulatory affairs consultancies, the pharmaceutical, veterinary and health technology industries, clinical research organisations and many others.

Membership updates

Upcoming events, offers and information specifically for TOPRA members. (Member log-in required)

Why join?

There are many reasons why regulatory professionals join TOPRA. One of the most important is that it 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.

Membership categories

TOPRA has a range of membership categories design for wherever you are in your regulatory affairs career - from students to longtime experts.


Sign up today and gain the benefit of TOPRA's resources for improving your professional practice and building your career.

Employer Champions

Our Employer Champions programme allows companies to offer TOPRA membership to their regulatory affairs staff company-wide. 

Rules of membership

See the criteria for joining TOPRA, the rules for use of our special member designations, and more.

Our values

Learn about the values we ask of our members.


One of the main reasons for joining TOPRA is to network with other regulatory professionals from all over the world. We provide opportunities to exchange news, views and ideas face-to-face and online, formally and informally.

My communities

A list of the Special Interest Networks and regional TOPRA In groups that you are subscribed to. (Member log-in required)

'TOPRA In' groups

TOPRA In groups support regulatory professionals living and working in a country or region, providing a forum for discussion and local networking. Currently more than a dozen countries in Europe and North America have dedicated TOPRA In groups.

Special Interest Networks (SPINs)

SPINs provide mutual support for professionals working in the same specialist sector within regulatory affairs, such as medical technologies, pharamcovigilance, clinical trials or veterinary regulatory affairs.


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Temporary suspension of the printed Regulatory Rapporteur journal

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the printing of Regulatory Rapporteur has been suspended until September. The journal will continue to be published as a PDF for digital download beginning with the May 2020 issue. We will review this decision as the situation unfolds.