How to book PLAB 1 and open a GMC Online Account

How to book my PLAB 1 exam?Where can I get a GMC Reference Number?What do I need to open a GMC Online Account?

Now that you have obtained your required score in IELTS/OET, let's move onto bigger and bolder step, PLAB 1. By this time you already should know PLAB 1 takes place twice in a year, March & November, in overseas centers, and four times, March, June, September, & November, in the UK.

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Azam
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Azam

It would be of great help if you give some information how to get a card for paying all these online fees. Which bank, what are costs and the procedure to obtain a card for all online transactions.
Thanks a lot for your blogs!

Hassan
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Hassan

I am applying as a doctor outside the EU. I am waiting for my IELTS results. I’m jut not sure about the documents I have to provide them when applying for Plab 1. Could you please guide me on that?

Lesly
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Lesly

THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!! I spent like 2 hours trying to find the page from where I could create my account WITHOUT a GMC reference number and never found it. I kept going through all the pages over and over again. But this was very simple and very well explained.… Read more »

Deniz Orhan
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Deniz Orhan

Initially thank you very much for the all beneficial information. Secondly, I have a question about the part of ‘Registered Adress Information’. I graduated from medical school last summer and i’m not working anywhere. These days i’m preparing for Plab at home. I have no adress to register on the… Read more »

hussain.irshad1@gmail.com
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What should I do if my Gmc account gets locked.

Ahmed
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Ahmed

I tried to open an account 3 times today. Each time after finishing, I received a message that the account is created but unfortunately there was problem. When I tried to login, another message told me the account was BLOCKED!!! What may the problem be?

Arun Kumar
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Arun Kumar

I finished my graduation 7 years ago.. Can I apply for Plab now? I am working in my native .. Will that be problem if I try to get into training post.. Seems 2018, they released plab 1 dates only for March. In Nov no test overseas. Can I take… Read more »

Arun Kumar
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Arun Kumar

Thanks a lot for reply sir.

Brooklyn
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Brooklyn

Sir you are a life saver
thank you for explaining the process so beautifully.

Seif Eddine
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thanks brother for the explanation , but what should i choose in the calification ?? i just finished my interneship ?

Elsa
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Elsa

What information exactly do I need from IELTS? Is the online result enough to apply for PLAB1? If the Ielts date is Feb1 and the closing date of registration for plab 1 is march 15, is it possible to make it? I will have recieved online results by 14th Feb.

Maryam
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Maryam

Sir, the PLAB 2 dates are only given till July. So, after July there wont be any PLAB2 conducted this year ?

DoctorQ
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DoctorQ

Thank you for this blog! Do I need to pass the licensure exam (after 1 year internship) for doctors in my country in order to have a Certificate of Good Standing? Is that necessary or the diploma will suffice? Thank you.

AGN
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AGN

Hi. At what stage do you upload the supporting documents such as copies of medical degree, Medical council registration in home country and good standing certificate? I have already done primary verification with ECFMG-EICS. So, I only need to provide them my reference number from ECFMG?? I qualified in 2011… Read more »

jehanzaib khan
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jehanzaib khan

Hi, sir please make me clear that is it possible for IMGs to appear for plab1 in june or september attempets in uk?or they can only appear in their own country test centres

jehanzaib khan
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jehanzaib khan

what type of visa ‘ll be required for plab1?

Rajia Islam
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Rajia Islam

Thanks a lot for amazing yet simple explanation.i have another ques regarding my qualification.actually i was admitted in one medical school but after my 1st professional examination i had to migrate in another medical school and graduated from there.will it be a problem or just fine?

Tehmina Ka220671 Kamran
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Tehmina Ka220671 Kamran

I would like to know that I am UK resident, but my PMQ is non EU country. I have recently completed my masters degree from UK university. Do I need to sit in IELTS to get GMC registration or only need to sit in PLAB exam.

Tehmina Ka220671 Kamran
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Tehmina Ka220671 Kamran

Hi, but I study in UK university for 2 years, and I think after this I have exemption from IELTS. But I need to give only PLAB exam to get GMC registration?.??? I am not sure or I don’t know how I know about it.

Mohamed Mmdouh
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I am still a med. student last year .I will finish my exams in december 2018 and my results will be in feb. 2019.but not having PMQ then .can i book for plab test in march without my PMQ certificate?

Vincent
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Vincent

I just renewed my passport but my passport in GMC account is old number
And also, I didn’t put my middle name in my account
I am a bit concerned if that would be an issue when I book the PLAB 1 exam.
Please suggest me what I should do.

Vincent
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Vincent

Thank you very much dear

King dammy
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King dammy

Sir.
I’m in odd batch by the way
Wat am I supposed to give my finish date ,is it the date of my regular batch or my own batch

Devraj Akash
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Hello, I didnt understand one thing. Is it a pre- requisite to obtain IELTS marks prior to PLAB 1 exam? Or is it necessary for GMC registration only? Thanks

Jannatul Ferdaus
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Jannatul Ferdaus

Sir, the institution;which has awarded me the PMQ, is not listed in World Directory Of Medical School.So, can I open a GMC account without that? Can I still book for PLAB 1?

Rumana Akhter
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Rumana Akhter

Ivan…i have mistakenly given my title Miss instead of Mrs.(may be during scrolling, I didn’t notice that time) in my account..i mailed for correction…feeling worried…

Sam
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Sam

Hello… I’m on my way to PLAB but I wanna confirm about registration, I have secured my degree in 2012 and worked for 11/2 year under government set up and after 1 year gap again I worked in private institution for 6 month that’s all.. since then I’m not in… Read more »

Mohamed Elhaddad
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Mohamed Elhaddad

Am Libyan plastic surgeon and i applied for OET on july and i got three B’s and one D. And i want to apply for it again in october,so can i register for PLAB 1 in november because the last registration date for it is on 20-9-2018 before i get… Read more »

Mohamed Elhaddad
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Mohamed Elhaddad

Thank you for your help,i have an another question….when i get my OET Can i register in PLAB1 in the uk and apply for uk visa to do PLAB1 ?

Saadkarak
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Saadkarak

I passed and received my Provisional MBBS certificate & Transcript in July 2018, but my Final Degree is supposed to be given to us by the end of September 2018, when it will be too late to apply for PLAB 1 for November 2018. My final degree is supposed to… Read more »

Zee
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Zee

Hello

Could you please tell me if my programme of study includes my 1 year internship or not?

farzana
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farzana

Hi in GMC online portal I am not getting any option as “Set up a GMC online account”

DR FARZANA
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DR FARZANA

HELLO
THANKS A LOT FOR THE EFFORT YOU HAVE MADE FOR ME AND I HAVE GOT A GMC REF NO AT LAST.I CANNOT EXPRESS MY GRATITUDE IN WORDS.I APPRECIATE YOUR BLOG AND THE WAY YOU ARE HELPING PEOPLE

Nirmin Patel
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Hi, I need some advice. I graduated from Non EU country, but British Citizen. 1. I have completed O Level English – is this acceptable instead of doing the IELTS? 2. I graduated in 1999 – MD – but never perused internship -and I want to complete one – any… Read more »

Nirmin Patel
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Thank you Ibrahim! Just one more question: I am planning to go to Gerogia / Armenia – University Hospitals to complete 1 year internship – hopefully that should help me get back into hospital environment. 1.Would the Internship be approved by GMC? and if so, as you say I can… Read more »

Nirmin Patel
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Hi Ibrahim,
Also am I able to do an approved Internship in the UK??
Please let me know of any I can apply to which would be approved by GMC for Full registration.
thanks again,
Nirmin

Adyasha Mohapatra
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Adyasha Mohapatra

Hello i am adyasha from india i finished my mbbs undergraduate now i want to practice abroad through plab… Plzzz kidnly guide methruogh.. How to appear and the processes

Rosety
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Rosety

Hello, I have finished my final mbbs exam, and we have been awarded a provisional registration by the medical council in my country of study and i have started my internship as well.. so i wanted to know if this comes under pre-graduate or post-graduation internship? Could u please clarify..… Read more »

Rosety
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Rosety

can u please clarify if this is acceptable pattern of internship, as far as duration of each department goes? general medicine – 10 weeks general surgery – 5 weeks orthopaedics – 2 weeks anesthesiology – 1 week neurosurgery – 1 week urology – 1 week ob/gyn – 10 weeks emergency… Read more »

Rosety
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Rosety

Sir, if the stipulations are rotations and not whether graduation is before or after internship and if I have provisional registration with the medical council in my country of study and internship, then with just this much eligibility can I apply for plab1 now itself or should I wait to… Read more »

Rosety
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Rosety

thank you for all your help 🙂

Rosety
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Rosety

i was trying to register for the gmc online account, but once i reached the second page on ethnicity details, an error occurred and the web page just closed down. then i went back and tried to start th eprocess all over again , but it says that an account… Read more »

Rosety
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Rosety

yes ma’am ! you are right. i got an email with the reference number. thank u sooo much… however, i have one more doubt, if my study duration is 4.5 years + 1 year internship period, what should i write total course duartion as???

Rosety
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Rosety

actually, the duration of my course is 4.5 years + 1 year internship, but due to results delay, the course was extended by 5 more months such that its now 4 years and 10 months + 1 year internship. so what do i write the programme of study as ?… Read more »

Rosety
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Rosety

thank you ma’am !

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Ibrahim Sussi
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Ibrahim Sussi

Hi. I am in need of some information. I am a IMG and graduated and finished my internship. I want to write the upcoming PLAB 1 exam. I set up a GMC account and put my IELTS results. I had my verified Final Medical Diploma sent to GMC. Would I… Read more »

Ibrahim Sussi
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Ibrahim Sussi

Thank you. Yes my plan is to write the exam in the UK. Thanks for all of the information!

Rosety
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Rosety

Ma’am you say that overseas booking for plab 1 is closed but , i logged in yesterday and my gmc account shows that dates for march 2019 are out and still up for booking … is this correct ?

Plabber
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Plabber

I am trying to book for Plab 1, but in the payment gateway it shows 230 GBP but my credit card is in USD.
Will I be able to make the payment using my USD credit card? Is the USD automatically adjusted to GBP? Please help.

Ahmed
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Ahmed

Is it possible to take plab1 when i’ve finished only my essential 6year medical school without the 12m internship

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