Provisional registration for international medical graduates

This guide is for international medical graduates. It explains how to apply for provisional registration with a licence to practise.

You are eligible for this route if you: 

  • graduated from a medical school outside of the UK or Switzerland. 

and you have:

You must have provisional registration with a licence to practise before you start your first year of the Foundation Programme (F1).

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. You can do this up to three months before you start your F1 post.