How do I set up a GMC Online account?

Follow the steps below to find the right way to get access to your GMC Online account. 

If you do not have a GMC reference number

If you don't have a GMC reference number it's likely you qualified outside the UK and want to apply for PLAB or registration with a licence to practise.

Before you go any further you need to find which is the right application for you.

If you have received an email from us, asking you to activate your account

If we have sent you an email asking you to activate your account, then we have created an account for you. Read the instructions and start the account activation process.

Otherwise, if you have a GMC reference number

If you do need to set up an online account, when you sign up you will need to verify some details, such as your date of birth and the email address that you've given us. When you receive your password, please log in and change it to something which is secure but memorable.

If you think you may already have a GMC Online account, but you have forgotten the email address you used to sign up with, then please contact us for assistance.