Supervised Registration

Registration in the supervised division is granted to doctors who have been offered a post that has been approved by the national Health Service Executive (HSE)which has specific supervisory arrangements. Before you apply for registration with the Medical Council, the HSE should advise whether supervised registration is required.

Application Process

To submit an application for supervised registration, please create an online registration account.

You will be prompted to submit the following to support your registration application:

  1. Your EPIC ID No. for verification of basic medical qualifications and details of your internship (From 1st September 2015 non-EU/EEA qualified applicants for registration will be required to have their medical education credentials primary source verified in advance of making their application for registration).
  2. Notarised/attested copy of your current passport by a Notary Public or attested by a Justice of the Peace/Commissioner for Oaths/Member of An Garda Síochána (documents signed by a Police Officer from another State are not acceptable).
  3. Evidence of effective communication skills for example; Academic IELTS certificate
  4. An original Certificate of Current Professional Status, dated within the last 3 months sent directly to the Medical Council from all overseas registration authorities with whom the doctor has been registered.
  5. The appropriate fee

Examination Requirements

Applicants for registration in the supervised division are required to pass or be exempt from computer based pre-registration examinations.

 Please see the  important notice regarding applicants for registration through the PRES route.

Duration of Registration

Registration in the supervised division is for a maximum aggregate of two years in a supervised post.  The registration year runs from 1st July to 30th June of the following year and a doctor can be registered at any time during this period. A registration fee will be payable once you are declared eligible for registration and a reminder will be sent out to you when your next fee is due.

Leaving a post before it expires

If you leave your post before it expires, you must cease practising medicine in Ireland, and must complete the SUPDIV2 form and return it to the Medical Council.

Additional Information