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Requirements for registration with the Medical Council of Guyana

Full / Institutional Registration

GMC Application form

Two passport size photo graph

Original or notarized copies of certificates

Certificate of Good standing - same is needed from Council of registration

Original or notarized copy of registration certificate

Original or notarized copy of current license

Curriculum Vitae

Valid Police Clearance

2 References

 -For non-nationals, a job offer must accompany application.

-Applicants seeking registration must provide a valid police clearance, current good standing and character reference. Note that the (3 ) requirements would be applicable for the first time registrants with the exception of interns re (Good standing certificate).

-Applicants would be required to provide proof of residency (bill/tenancy)

-Applicants of universities not accredited by a recognized international body, would be required to sit a the licensing examination CAMC , USMLE, PLAB.

 All fees payable to the Medical Council of Guyana MUST be paid to Republic Bank Limited, Acct #: 652-350-0. Applicants MUST submit a copy of the deposit slip when completing the transaction.

All documents in a foreign language submitted must be translated in English by a recognized language institute/embassy.

Valid work permit and visa showing entry into the country.

Exception is given to Caricom nationals regarding visa requirement.

Short –Term Registration

GMC Application form

First Time-                    notarized copy of certificates, CV and current license, 2 References, proof of identity (eg National ID, Passport Bio Page, Driver's Licence)

Subsequent visit -       only a current license

The local body under whose auspices the doctors are being brought here must make a formal request for their registration of the doctor/s clearly stating the purpose of the outreach, period and locations visited.

All fees payable to the Medical Council of Guyana MUST be paid to Republic Bank Limited, Acct #: 652-350-0. Applicants MUST submit a copy of the deposit slip when completing the transaction.

 All documents in a foreign language submitted must be translated in English by a recognized language institute/embassy.

Internship

GMC Application form

One passport size photo graph

Valid Police Clearance

Original or notarized copy of certificates

Original Transcript

Curriculum Vitae

Reference/s

- In the absence of a certificate a temporary degree award from the university would be accepted.

- For non-nationals a letter from a local hospital where the internship would be undertaken must accompany the application.

- For foreign nationals consideration would be given to the accreditation status of the University. If the university is not accredited by a recognized international body, applicants would be advised to sit a licensing examination, and have their credentials assessed by the National Accreditation Council (located at 109 Barima St Bel Air, Georgetown )

All fees payable to the Medical Council of Guyana MUST be paid to Republic Bank Limited, Acct #: 652-350-0. Applicants MUST submit a copy of the deposit slip when completing the transaction.

All documents in a foreign language submitted must be translated in English by a recognized language institute/embassy.