Membership By Exam (MICGP)


Muriosa O'Reilly
Tel: 01 6763705

The Membership Examination consists of consists of three stand-alone modules: two written papers and a clinical competence test. The examination takes place once a year and applications for the examination will be available on the ICGP website from October to December of each year. Notification of dates of the examination/deadline for applications will be posted on the ICGP website examination section.

For further information on the MICGP Examination, go to or contact the Examination Department at

GP Training in Ireland

All GP trainees in recognised training programmes in Ireland must pass the MICGP Examination to be eligible for membership of the ICGP, and entry onto the Specialist Division of the Register and Certificate of Specific Training/Acquired Rights. Before election to membership, applicants must hold a Certificate of Satisfactory Completion of Training (CSCT) issued by a GP training programme accredited by the ICGP.