GMC Professional & Linguistic Assessments Board (PLAB) Exemption


The PLAB test is the main route for International Medical Graduates to demonstrate they possess the necessary skills and knowledge to practise medicine in the UK. To qualify for GMC registration, applicants must meet the requirements set out by the GMC (please visit the GMC website for further information for qualifying factors:

Health Education West Midlands (HEWM) is an approved GMC sponsor.

Please find below relevant documents for further information: 

  GMC PLAB Exemption application form

  GMC Document checklist 

  HEWM Process flowchart

Please Note: HEWM do not charge an administration fee for applications

 For further information, please email: