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Supporting Documentation

The table below outlines the supporting documents that are required with 2022 application. 

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* = mandatory

Supporting Documentation/Links Evidence
Eligibility for entry to the Trainee Specialist Division of the Irish Medical Council* Certificate of registration with IMC (current interns) Or Certificate of experience from IMC or previous intern registration certificate (completed internship in Ireland)

Or Copy of primary medical qualification from one of the listed EU Countries

Or Current or previous certificate of registration from IMC in the General or Trainee Specialist Division

Or Email/letter from Irish Medical Council confirming eligibility (only for doctors that cannot provide one of the above forms of confirmation).

English language competency confirmation*
Evidence of Registration (in any division) with the Medical Council in Ireland prior to 1 January 2015 


Or Medical Degree completed in entirety in Ireland, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom or United States 

Or English language certificate not within 2 years of application & confirmation of current/previous HSE employment as Medical Doctor 

Or Irish leaving certificate/A level certificate + Medical Degree +Confirmation that medical degree was taught/examined solely through English 

Or IELTS (International English Language Testing System Academic Test) Certificate or OET (Occupational English Test), completed within two years of application,

Citizenship confirmation* Colour scanned copy of passport.The colour copy submitted must be legible and include the passport identity page or National Identity Card. 
Published research/audit (if applicable) PDF of published research
Copy of Foundation Yr.1 & Yr.2 (UK applicants only) Certificate confirming Foundation Yr. 1 and Yr. 2
Transcript of exam results from university/medical school* PDF of transcript of results
Memberships/Fellowships/Masters/PhD PDF copy of Membership/fellowship certificates
Medical Degree* PDF copy of Medical Degree
Passport sized photo* Photo

The information and statements contained in the application for GP trainee recruitment 2021 and in the attachments provided with the application must be accurate, true, and legible. The inclusion any false statements or submission of any inauthentic documentation will render the application invalid and will result in the immediate elimination of the applicant from the application process. Applicants are advised that marks are awarded for submission of a full application with all required supporting documentation by the closing date of 17 November.