Applying for Full with Specialist or GP Registration for doctors who hold a Recognised Specialist Qualification over 3 years old

This guide is for doctors who hold a recognised specialist or GP qualification over 3 years old. It explains how to apply for Full Specialist or GP registration with a licence to practise.

You are eligible for this pathway if you hold a Recognised Specialist Qualification where:

  • the title of it is exactly the same as the one in our list, and;
  • it meets the qualification specifications or further requirements in the list.

You should read this alternative guidance if your specialist or GP qualification was awarded less than three years ago.

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 you can make your application online.