Changes to our application processes in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Do not send applications or evidence by post

Please use your GMC Online account to make an application. We’ll tell you what information we need and how to send this electronically when we receive your application.

Full registration for European doctors who qualified outside Europe and have completed F1

This guide is for European doctors who want to move from provisional to full registration with a licence to practise.

You are eligible for this route if you:

and you:

  • graduated from a medical school outside the UK, EEA or Switzerland
  • have completed the first year of the Foundation Programme (F1). 

You must not start the second year of the Foundation Programme (F2) or do any work that requires full registration with a licence to practise before your registration has been granted.

If you completed your internship outside the UK, you must read our guidance on applying for full registration.

Why should I read this guide?
To find out what you need to do to make your application.
Next steps
Once you are ready to apply – make your application online.