How to apply

Specialty Certificate Examinations application process

Candidates can apply for an Specialty Certificate Examination (SCE) online through My MRCP(UK) within the 'Upcoming Exams' section. If you do not have a My MRCP(UK) account find out how to set up an account by watching our video

Check the examination dates page for all application period deadlines.

Online application

All SCEs are computer-based and are administered by Pearson VUE at a test centre in the UK or internationally.

The application process for UK candidates is as follows:

  1. register online through My MRCP(UK) (candidates have the opportunity at this point to register any special arrangements)
  2. pay the applicable examination fee
  3. application is confirmed via an automatically generated email
  4. contact Pearson VUE to select test centre (see the exam dates calendar for when the Pearson VUE booking window opens for each examination)
  5. receive test centre confirmation email from Pearson VUE.

International candidates:

  1. register online through My MRCP(UK) (candidates have the opportunity at this point to register any special arrangements)
  2. request test country and city
  3. pay applicable examination fee
  4. application is confirmed via an automatically generated email
  5. receive test centre confirmation email from Pearson VUE within four weeks of the examination date.

Watch this video to find out how to apply for an SCE online.