Or read up on verifying your PMQ with the GMC here.
At IMG Connect we always recommend that you prepare all of your documentation and get organised before starting any application. If you do, completing the online application will prove to be much quicker.
Applying for GMC Online Registration
Applications are completed onlinehere.
Paying your GMC registration fee online
For full information on fees and discounts available visit the GMC website.
Standard fees are £399 (please note these have recently increased from April 2019). Discounted fees of up to 50% are available depending on your gross annual worldwide income. If you are unsure if you qualify for a discount speak to your IMG Consultant at any time.
Providing the required evidence
Once you have made your online application the GMC will send you an email telling you what evidence you will need to provide copies of (which you will already have prepared).
Gather your documents and scan them as one PDF file.
Email these documents within 28 days of receiving this email to keep your application live.
Once the GMC have received your documents they will assess them and respond to you within five working days. At this point they will either ask for further evidence or consider your application complete.
If further evidence is required you will have 14 days to responds to keep your application live.
GMC ID Check
Congratulations! You are nearly there…
Now your online application is complete, the GMC will invite you to attend an ID check at one of the GMC offices in either London or Manchester. You must bring your original documents to this meeting.
If you do not attend your ID check within 3 months of your invitation your application will unfortunately be closed.
Attending the GMC check in London provides us with a great opportunity to meet our doctors face to face and introduce ourselves over a coffee or lunch. Your dedicated IMG Consultant would love to arrange this with you, should this fit in with you busy schedule of course.
I've had my ID checked by the GMC, what next?
Congratulations are in order!! Once you have attended your ID Check and presented your original documentation you are granted registration and can now work as a doctor in the UK.
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