To have your own private practice you need to have a practice number this is critical! As you cannot run a practice without it.
To get your practice number you will need to apply for it through the Practice Code Numbering System (PCNS) with the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF). You can visit their website.
Documents Required for application.
- Certified copy of your ID Book/Card
- Certified copy of your HPCSA Independent Practice Registration Certificate
- Proof from the HPCSA that your fees are up to date.
- This can be the statement downloaded from the HPCSA portal.
Once you have downloaded the forms, filled in the information you will need to email the documents to [email protected]. Once you have submitted all the required documentation to the fund, you will need to wait for the application to go through. On average the accreditation process takes between 10 to 20 working days.