These steps explain how to revalidate if you need your licence to practise and you are connected to a responsible officer through your designated body. If you're not sure about your connection, you should use our connection tool.
In April 2021 we began routinely contacting doctors to give them four months’ notice of their revalidation submission dates. The earliest date these doctors will need to revalidate is August 2021.
As our health services move towards recovery, we understand the challenges the profession is still under. Our approach to revalidation continues to provide doctors and responsible officers with maximum flexibility to meet local needs.
Every licensed doctor who practises medicine must revalidate. Revalidation supports you to develop your practice, drives improvements in clinical governance and gives your patients confidence that you're up to date. This page provides step by step guidance and resources to support doctors in revalidation.