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Eligibility Criteria

The information below relates to the 2021 GP trainee recruitment process. Details of the 2022 GP trainee recruitment process will be available late summer/early autumn. Doctors reviewing the information are advised that there may be some changes to the 2022 eligibility criteria.

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All applicants for GP trainee recruitment are required to provide evidence of meeting the Irish Medical Council (IMC) eligibility criteria for entry onto the Trainee Specialist Register and the HSE English language criteria.

If you have specific questions regarding the eligibility, please click on the link below:

Please note: Applicants are required to provide supporting evidence of meeting the criteria at application stage.

Applicants must also ensure that they meet the requirements of the 2020 ICGP Person Specification.