Who can apply for provisional registration?

If you are eligible for full registration, you can't apply for provisional registration.

We can consider provisional registration applications from: 

  • UK medical graduates who have completed their medical degree at a UK university
  • Doctors who graduated outside the UK who have an acceptable primary medical qualification and who have passed the PLAB test but who have not completed an internship
  • Doctors who qualified in the following European countries but do not hold the accompanying certificate required to complete their relevant European qualification:
    • Denmark
    • France (only if relying on a Diplôme de formation approfondie en sciences médicales for registration)
    • Ireland
    • Iceland
    • Italy
    • Liechtenstein
    • Lithuania
    • Luxembourg
    • Malta
    • Norway
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Slovenia
    • Sweden

Check if you're eligible for provisional registration