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How to apply for examinations

How to apply for examinations

Online applications for all examinations will open at approximately 10am (GMT time) on the application opening date listed on the Exam Calendar & Fees page, Dates and Fees section and close automatically at 5pm (GMT time) on the listed closing date. Applications must be completed before 5pm on the closing date, late applications will not be accepted.

All applications must be submitted online. The College does not accept paper applications, payment by cheque or card payments by telephone.

The application process takes some time to complete, so please apply well in advance of the given deadlines.

Please ensure that you fully complete all parts of the application, otherwise this will delay the processing of your application and late applications will not be accepted.

Application Links

The link to all application forms will be made available here on the given day the application/s are due to open.

MRCEM Primary– May 2024 exam

The exam application window is now closed.

We aim to review your application within approximately 4 weeks after the application window has closed. Details for booking a Pearson VUE test centre will be shared with you according to the timeline in the email you will receive once your application has been approved.

Please help us with our application approval process by checking the following details are up to date in your RCEM account:

  • Contact details: if they have changed since your last application, please update your account accordingly
  • Employment history: if you have started a new role since your last application, please update your account accordingly
  • Medical registration certificates (or equivalent): if you have not submitted it yet, it can be uploaded in your account. You can check you have uploaded the correct version of your document and delete any duplicates or expired documents. Please note this must be in English or a verified English translation.

Details about the exam’s  are available.


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