If you want to restore your routine registration and licence to practise

The application process to restore routine registration and a licence may be different depending on whether you've used your temporary emergency registration or not.

If you haven’t practised using your temporary emergency registration

If you have temporary emergency registration, but haven’t used it to practise in the UK during the pandemic, please complete either the:

If you have practised using your temporary emergency registration

If you’ve used your temporary emergency registration or licence during the pandemic, please complete either the:

Once we receive your application, we’ll process it as soon as possible. We’ll keep you updated on the status of your application, and we’ll be in touch if we need any further information.

Supporting you to return to practice

If you’re considering restoring your routine registration so that you can return to practice, there are a number of programmes and resources to support you.

  1. NHS England’s health careers has practical advice on returning to medicine after a break as well as information about different training opportunities.
  2. If you’re planning to work in Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales you should contact the health service in the relevant country for advice.

For GPs, there are various schemes to support your return to general practice.