Ready to book your PLAB test?
If you’ve read our guides and meet the requirements, you're ready to book your test. To book PLAB 1, you'll need to set up a GMC Online account. To book PLAB 2, log in to GMC Online.
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We’ve been doing all we can to get PLAB up and running following the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on our tests.
We restarted PLAB 2 on 13 August 2020.
Demand for PLAB 2 is very high and all available places are currently booked. We have to comply with current UK government guidance on social distancing and safe workplaces, so the number of candidates we can test in one sitting is lower than normal.
PLAB 1 tests for the rest of 2020 are currently going ahead as planned. We’re continually reviewing our arrangements for PLAB 1 based on advice from governments in the countries where exams are held.
The Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board test, or the PLAB test, helps us to make sure doctors who qualified abroad have the right knowledge and skills to practise medicine in the UK. There are two parts to the PLAB test.
Learn more about each part of tests you'll need to take, before booking your test below