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Registration and assessment requests released under the FOI Act

This page contains responses to requests for registration and assessment information released under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 disclosed in full or in part since 1 January 2018 which are of public interest and/or include information not otherwise available on the GDC's website. We have not included information that would breach the principles of the Data Protection Act (2018). 

Please be mindful that the data is correct as of the date of disclosure. Where responses are changed as a result of an internal review we will amend the log accordingly.

If you still cannot find the information that you require after searching the log please submit a new request .

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Updated: Fri, 27 Aug 2021

Indian qualified dentists with British citizenship who joined the register over the last 5-10 years under section 16 (2)(b) of the Dentists Act 1984

Following an information request relating to the number of Indian qualified dentists with British citizenship who joined the register under section 16 (2)(b) of the Dentists Act 1984 between the last 5-10 years, the GDC provided the following information

Updated: Tue, 15 Jun 2021

Number of applicants to sit the ORE exam and online applications

Following a freedom of information request for the number of applicants to sit the Overseas Registration Exam and the number who applied online, the GDC provided the following response

Updated: Wed, 26 May 2021

English proficiency for Overseas Registration Examination

Following a freedom of information request relating to English proficiency for the Overseas Registration Exam, the GDC provided the following response

Updated: Thu, 20 May 2021

Overseas qualified individuals registering with the GDC as dental therapists and hygienists from Jan 2020 to April 2021

Following a freedom of information request for the number of overseas qualified individuals registering with the GDC under Section 36C of the Dentists Act 1984, the GDC provided the following information

Updated: Tue, 04 May 2021

Datasets of registrants removed from the GDC register

Following a freedom of information request for datasets of registrants removed or erased from the register, the GDC provided the following information

Updated: Wed, 24 Mar 2021

Questions relating to Overseas Registration Exam

Following a freedom of information request for various questions relating to the Overseas Registration Exam, the GDC gave the following response

Updated: Wed, 17 Mar 2021

Specialists who joined the register in 2019

Following a freedom of information request for the number of dental specialists who completed their training in 2019 and joined the specialist register, the GDC provided the following information

Updated: Wed, 10 Mar 2021

Number of candidates and pass rates for the Overseas Registration Exam 2016 to 2020

Following a freedom of information request for the number of candidates for the Overseas Registration Exam and the numbers who passed, the GDC provided the following information

Updated: Thu, 04 Mar 2021

Data trends dental specialists over the last 10 years

Following a freedom of information request for the data trends of dental specialists over the last 10 years, the GDC provided the following information