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.

Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) application in a Non-CCT specialty

This guide is for doctors looking to join the Specialist Register, but haven’t completed a GMC approved programme.

If you are able to show that you have knowledge, skills and experience equivalent to a consultant in any UK health service, this guide explains how you may be able to apply for a Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration in a non-CCT specialty.

Why I should read this?
To find out if you are eligible to apply and how to make your application.
Next steps
Check your eligibility before preparing your evidence and application.