Doctors who want to go and work in the UK are required to have the following minimum requirements: 

(1) A degree in medicine 

(2) One year’s work experience in the relevant field 

(3) English language proficiency i’e IELTS of 7.0  

(4) Doctors are also required to complete 2 parts of Professional Linguistic Assessment Board (PLAB) test. Part 1 is conducted online and the part 2 is a practical test, which takes place in the UK

(5) Doctors are required to have registered with the General Medical Council (GMC), which can be done by opening an online account with the GMC    


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