All GP trainees in recognised training programmes in Ireland must pass the MICGP Examination and have completed vocational training to be eligible for membership of the Irish College of General Practitioners, and for 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) letter issued by a GP training programme accredited by the Irish College of General Practitioners.
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 for MICGP exam will be posted on the ICGP website on the examination section.