Delays to specialist applications

We’re currently processing a large number of applications. Thank you for your patience - we’ll aim to progress your application as quickly as we can.

If you think you’re eligible for registration based on your Relevant European Qualification (REQ), please review the information on our REQ specialist registration page before making a Review application. You can contact us if you have any queries.

Review of a CESR or CEGPR application

If you’ve been unsuccessful in your CESR or CEGPR application, you may be eligible to apply for a review of our decision.

Important information for doctors intending to work as a GP in the UK

To start work as a GP in the UK, you'll need to complete a number of processes. Some of these are handled by organisations other than the GMC.

You must read our Working as a GP in the UK page for information about applying to join a performers' list and induction and returner schemes.

These are extra requirements for you to work as a GP in the UK. 

Why I should read this guide? 
To find out if you’re eligible and how to make your application. 
Next steps 
Once you’ve read our guidance – prepare evidence and submit your application.