Apply for registration

There are different ways to apply for registration with a licence to practise in the UK. It depends on your nationality, qualification and experience. This tool will identify the correct application for you and will give you guidance on the steps you need to take.

When you know which application is right for you, you’ll need to use GMC Online to make your application. The guidance will help to make sure you make the correct application and give us all the information we need. By doing this, we'll be able to process your application more efficiently.

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Who is this for?

Before you start
Use the tool to join the medical register, move from provisional to full registration, join the Specialist or GP Register, or give up your licence to practise or registration.

What does it do?

How long
This tool will give you the right guidance for your circumstances and will identify what type of registration you are eligible to apply for.