You have three months to submit your application from when you start it online. If you have not submitted your application after three months you will have to start a new one. Instructions on setting up your online account are given at the end of this guidance.
Your application will be an online application. At the end of this guidance you will be given a link to enter our secure web portal which is called GMC Online.
There is more information about these steps on the following pages of this guidance.