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Supporting Documentation

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

The table below outlines the supporting documents that are required with 2021 application. 

If you have specific queries regarding Supporting Documentation please email

* = 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 (completed internship in Ireland)
Or certified copy of primary medical qualification from one of the listed EU Countries
Or certificate of registration from IMC confirming trainee specialist register
Or email from Irish Medical Council confirming eligibility for TSD
Or evidence to confirm current or previous entry onto TSD
English language competency confirmation*
IELTS (International English Language Testing System Academic Test) Certificate or OET (Occupational English Test), completed within two years of application,
Or Medical Degree completed in entirety in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom or United States
Or Evidence of Registration (in any division) with the Medical Council in Ireland prior to 1 January 2015. 


Or English language certificate not within 2 years of application & consent regarding continuous HSE employment >2 year (no break in service)

Stamp4 (by virtue of marriage) PDF of STAMP4 Card, Marriage Certificate & Passport of Spouse
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 12 November.