Rates Effective 1 March 20232



VAT 15%



New Clinical Trial Application (including Platform or Master Protocols)


R25 652.17


R3 847.83


R29 500.00


Device Trial Application


R25 652.17


R3 847.83


R29 500.00

Post Marketing Survey / Registry/ Observational Research / Epidemiological Research / Exploratory Research/ Non-Interventional Research / Environmental Research / Health and Social Care Services Research


R17 391.30


R2 608.70


R20 000.00


Complimentary Medicines/Cosmetics Research


R17 391.30


R2 608.70


R20 000.00


Data Analysis


R 9 130.43


R1 369.57


R10 500.00


Genetics / Sub-Study


R 4 782.61


R   717.39


R 5 500.00


Student Applications


R 4 347.83


R   652.17


R 5 000.00


Major Amendment


R11 739.13


R1 760.87


R13 500.00


Minor Amendment


R 4 521.74


R   678.26


R  5 200.00


Annual Re-Approval


R 9 565.22


R 1 434.78


R11 000

Sub-Protocol / Cohort to Platform Applications (per protocol/cohort)


R 652.17


R  97.83


R 750.00


Administrative Fee for documents or submission that do not comply with Pharma-Ethics SOP @ R250 per application. Pharma-Ethics also reserves the right to delay feedback on submission that do not meet the requirements

Destruction fee for hard copy submissions not required by the committee @ R50 per incorrect submission

An administrative fee will be charged for re-sending documents that have already been sent @ R50 per document

Withdrawal of applications after submission but before meetings will be charged for costs incurred and a 10 % handling fee.

Please note:

  • Pharma-Ethics reserves the right to withhold approval letters until payment is received.
  • No Pro-Forma Invoices will be generated.  Invoices will be generated after submission.
  • Purchase Orders (where applicable) must be provided with the application.
  • Please quote protocol number/invoice number as reference on electronic payments and e-mail proof of payment to accounts@medpharm.co.za
  • Application forms must clearly indicate VAT numbers and details of the company responsible for the account.
  • For account queries please e-mail Ineke Vermeulen : accounts@medpharm.co.za