Registration and licensing

We protect patients by ensuring all doctors are registered with a licence to practise before they work in the UK. You can search or join the registers, manage your registration or find information about registrations here.

Find out more about the register

Search for a doctor

You can search the registration status of all 349,482 doctors in the UK.

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Join our registers

Get all the advice, applications and support you need to join our Medical, GP or Specialist Registers.

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Manage your registration

Understand your role in your revalidation and see how you manage your registration and licence quickly using GMC Online.

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Information for employers, medical schools and other organisations

Understand the key role you can play in making sure all doctors maintain their standards by checking they are appropriately registered.