The Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) route is governed by Article 14 of the General and Specialist Medical Practice (Education, Training and Qualifications) Order 2003 which allows any combination of qualifications and/or training and experience gained anywhere in the world to be evaluated as part of an application for entry to the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register.

If you are contemplating applying for entry to the register under CESR it is essential that you read the Information for CESR applicants section. This includes College guidance for CESR applicants, CV guidance and the FRCPath regulations and guidelines .

Please contact GMC for all queries related to the general CESR application process to request an application pack.

Information for CESR applicants