Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Fees and payments

As an executive agency of the Department of Health, the HTA is funded from two main sources: 23% in the form of Grant-in-Aid from the Department of Health (DH) and devolved administrations; and 76% from licence fees charged to organisations that store and use tissue for various functions such as research or patient treatment. Overall, since 2010, there has been a reduction in HTA fees of 36%.

Today the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) has announced annual licence fees for 2017/18.The previous fees structure was put in place in 2011and served us well. However, there have been changes in the HTA’s licensing and inspections process since then. A review was therefore needed to make sure the structure accounted for changes made to the HTA’s regulatory framework since 2011.As part of the review...
Human Tissue Authority announce fees for licensed establishments in 2016/17
Today the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) has announced licence fee levels for the 2018/19 business year.
Further information about the HTA licence fee
Licence fee information for 2016/17
Information about fees and payments for licensed organisations in 2016/17