Medical Council Registration

The first step you will need to take in order to work in Ireland is register or assess your eligibility for registration with the Irish Medical Council (IMC).

If you are an EU or EEA graduate, you can expect to obtain registration within 6-8 weeks once you have submitted your documents for review. Non-EU/EEA graduates may be required to sit the PRES exams and you will need to contact the IMC directly in relation to this.

There are two types of registration required to work in Ireland as a general practitioner and they are:

To begin your IMC registration, you can set up an online account here and begin the process for working in Ireland. The IMC outline all fees payable and documents required in order to register on their website once you set up an account.

You are also required to obtain medical indemnity to work as a general practitioner or family medicine doctor in Ireland and the IMC will require you to provide a declaration with regards to this. Please click here for further information.

The Med Pharm team are more than happy to assist you in your IMC registration. Contact us to on +353 1 9011730 or email your CV to