Registration news


Web News: New fee for quarterly and monthly instalment payments of the annual retention fee

12 May 2016

From 1 July 2016, we will introduce a small charge for paying the annual retention fee (ARF) by monthly or quarterly instalments.

Web News: Changes to the List of Registered Medical Practitioners

04 December 2015

From late January 2016, we will be making some small changes to the List of Registered Medical Practitioners (LRMP) to reflect our changing responsibilities.

Web News: SCAM WARNING: Beware of fake emails

26 November 2015

Some doctors based overseas have received emails allegedly from the GMC which include fake job offers and demands for payment.

Web News: A new time limit is introduced on provisional registration

01 April 2015

From today (1 April 2015) the length of time doctors are allowed to hold provisional registration for is limited to a maximum of three years and 30 days (1125 days).

Web News: New regulations introducing a time limit on provisional registration

11 December 2014

We’re making an important change to the way doctors can use their provisional registration.

Web News: Our required IELTS scores are changing on 18 June 2014

14 March 2014

The minimum scores that we accept in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) as evidence of knowledge of English are changing on 18 June 2014.

Web News: Changes to the process for applying for a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) or specialist and GP registration through the Combined Programme (CP)

19 December 2012

From 31 March 2013, all applications for a CCT (or CP) must be made within 12 months of a doctor's expected completion of training date. This change also affects doctors who are currently eligible to apply but haven’t yet done so.