The information on this page is only relevant to you if:
Please check you meet the criteria of exempt person before continuing.
The EEA states are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden. For the purposes of registration with the GDC, Switzerland is treated as an EEA Member State.
If you are a dentist who is:
You can apply for assessment of your dental qualifications, knowledge and skill for registration.
In addition to the completed application form, certified copies of your passport, Exempt Persons Status evidence, certified copy of your primary dental qualification, and Certificate of Good Standing, you will need:
If you require further information on this please contact the Dentist Casework Team by email at [email protected] or by phone on 020 7167 6100.
Please note, submitting incomplete or incorrect documents will delay the application process.
Please note that the above is not a complete list of the required documents, you will be sent a full list of documents required if an application pack is sent to you.
Once a complete application is submitted with all of the required supporting documentation, the GDC has a maximum 4 months from the date of a completed application to inform an applicant of the outcome of the assessment.
You can request an application pack online via eGDC by selecting 'Apply to Register' and completing our online proforma. Please note, you will be asked to complete the route to registration questionnaire. Once we have confirmed this is the right route to registration for you, we will send you an application form, guidance on how to complete the form and documentation required, and a frequently asked questions document.
We will aim to process your Proforma within 1 month of receipt, in some instances where we will need to request advice from our Legal Team, this may require additional processing time.