Registration and licensing


This section contains information about the medical register, and registration and licensing advice for doctors and employers.

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Join or leave the registers

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Including guidance on how to apply for registration with a licence to practise, specialist or GP registration, or how to relinquish your registration or licence to practise.

Before you apply

A checklist

Read general information about registration, approved practice settings, the GP and specialist registers and more.

Information for doctors already on the Register

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Changes to your address or other personal details, the privileges and obligations of a doctor and more are in this section.



Guidance on revalidation and the processes that support it, including what you need to do to prepare for your revalidation.

GMC Online

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Registered doctors - log into GMC Online or set up your account here.