PLAB 2

You can read all about the steps we’re taking to protect candidates, and the changes to the test format on our PLAB 2 information pages.

Opening bookings for 2022

From 29 September 2021, we’ll open PLAB 2 bookings for tests taking place before the end of August 2022.

We’ll open the bookings in phases. We’ll invite candidates to book their PLAB 2 place, based on when they passed their PLAB 1 test: 

  • 29 September – 5 October: doctors who passed PLAB 1 before November 2020 will be able to book their test.
  • 6 – 12 October: we’ll invite doctors who passed PLAB 1 between November 2020 and May 2021 will be able to book their test.  
  • From 13 October: doctors who passed PLAB 1 in August 2021 will be able to book their test.

Every candidate eligible to sit PLAB 2 will be able to book a place on a test. This is due to the work we’ve done to increase our testing capacity, which includes opening our temporary assessment centre earlier in the year.