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The PLAB test is the main route by which International Medical Graduates (IMGs) demonstrate that they have the necessary skills and knowledge to practise medicine in the UK.
The PLAB test is changing - find out how from our PLAB test questions and answers (pdf updated August 2016).
See our guidance on whether you need to take the PLAB test or are eligible for registration via a different route.
Read about, test bookings, how you should prepare for the PLAB tests and what you should do before you apply to take them.
Read guidance on PLAB tests parts 1 and 2.
Guidance on how to get your test results and appeals.
Guidance and resources including video interviews with doctors who've successfully registered in the UK.
What you need to know about the PLAB test and the level it’s set at.
Find out how to become a PLAB examiner for the GMC.
The blueprint sets out the knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of candidates.
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