Information for employers, royal colleges and medical schools

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

Check a doctor’s registration

You can search the registration status of all 336,488 doctors in the UK.

We’ve recently improved the register to make it clearer and more accessible. What we publish hasn’t changed, we've just upgraded the functionality and design. More in our news story.

Search the medical register

Please enter a doctor's name or GMC number.

Advanced search
Please enter any of the following:
  • Doctor's GMC number
  • Doctor's given name
  • Doctor's last name

Basic search

Searching for more than one doctor? You can enter multiple GMC numbers into the search box, just separate each number with a space or comma.