Full registration for international medical graduates
This guide is for international medical graduates. It explains how to apply for full registration with a licence to practise.
You are eligible to apply for this route if you:
- are a national of a country outside the UK, European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland who has graduated from a medical school outside the UK
- a UK national who graduated from a medical school outside the UK, EEA or Switzerland do not have enforceable community rights
- have passed both parts of the PLAB test within the past two years. Your PLAB 2 pass should have been achieved no more than two years before the date on which we approve your application. If your PLAB 2 pass was achieved more than two years ago you will be required to provide further evidence of your recent medical experience.
- have completed an internship.