Before you complete your application, please ensure you have read and understood the information on our 'Before you apply' page here.
You can apply for the ORE online via eGDC by selecting ‘Apply to register’. Please note, you will be asked to complete the route to registration questionnaire.
Following completion of the online application process, you will be issued with a personalised application form to download, print, sign and submit along with your supporting documents. Submitting an online application form could reduce the time it take to process your application.
Alternatively, please download and complete the application form below. You can submit your application at any time of the year, however please note that the form should be sent to the Exams Team no later than three months after it has been completed and signed.
Please read all of the documents carefully before applying. You should also read the GDC Guidance on English Language Controls document, for full details about our English Language Requirements and the evidence you should submit.
Please read the guidance notes within the application form and make sure that you submit the correct documents. Please note that we will only accept applications that include a NARIC Statement of Comparability in addition to a copy of your primary dental degree certificate.
Incomplete or out of date applications cannot be processed and will be returned.
When we receive your application, we will:
Once you have set up your eGDC account, and once exam dates have become available, you will be able to book your exam online using eGDC.
On average we currently estimate that it takes one month from the date an application is received to the date you will join the list. The time it takes to process an application will depend on whether the applicant has included all necessary documents, and on referees responding to our email requests in good time.