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Information for Non-EU GPs

Candidate GPs may apply to the programme by submitting an non-EU GP online application


Acceptance to the ICGP Non-EU Rural GP Programme is dependent on:

  • Meeting the eligibility criteria
  • An interview process, should you meet the eligibility criteria
  • Follow up with your referees
  • Placement in a participating rural GP practice


Step 1: Read the eligibility criteria (PDF, 90KB)
Step 2: Review the application form questions (PDF, 140KB)
Step 3: Prepare the required documentation for uploading with your application. Please note all uploaded documents must be in PDF format. Uploaded files must be under 3MB in size.
Step 4: Set up an account on the Irish College of General Practitioners website.
Step 5: Pay the application fee. There is an application fee €100, to cover administration costs.
Step 6: Complete your application and submit.

Applicants must meet all the eligibility criteria to proceed.

Programme contact:
Carmel Brennan, Programme Manager ICGP Non-EU Rural GP Programme