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Full registration

What is full registration? 

Doctors need full registration with a licence to practise to either move on to the second year of the Foundation Programme (F2) in an approved training programme, or to work in unsupervised medical practice in the NHS or UK private practice. 

Who is eligible for full registration? 

To be eligible for full registration, a doctor must be able to meet one of the three options below.

1. Completed the first year of the Foundation Programme (F1) in the UK.

2. Be an EC national (or benefit from enforceable community rights) and have either:

3. Be an international medical graduate with an acceptable primary medical qualification from a country outside of the UK or the EEA. And be able to prove that you have enough clinical experience to practise medicine in the UK. You can do this in one of four ways.