This page asks for some initial details to create your application
All applicants need to complete this page of the form. When you’ve entered the required information on this page, you’ll be able to move to the next page of the form. More information on how to answer these is below.
What you'll be asked
Select UK to apply via the UK application route. If you aren’t sure whether you should select UK or International, please see Are you eligible?
Please leave this section blank. It will be automatically generated.
Have you previously applied for registration with the HCPC or Health Professions Council (HPC)?
If you never before applied for registration or have begun an application for registration but not submitted it, please select no.
Please select yes if you have previously applied for registration with (or are already registered with) one or more of the following:
- The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
- The Health Professions Council (HPC)
- The Council for Professions Supplementary to Medicine (CPSM).
You will be asked to provide your previous application number, if applicable.
Refugee status, humanitarian status, Swiss Mutual Recognition (SMR) applications
If you have one of these statuses, or are making a SMR application, you’ll need to complete a paper application form. Please follow the information in our international applications section.
Please tick the boxes to confirm you have done the following:
- Read the application guidance document (these pages)
- Read the Standards of proficiency relevant to your profession
- Read the Standards of conduct, performance and ethics
Profession, modality and specialism
Some (not all) applicants need to complete this section.
If your profession entails one or more modalities, please complete this section.
Make sure the profession which you are applying for now is displayed, and click the ‘Add modality’ button to search the list. Click ‘Submit’ to add the modality.
If you are a clinical scientist, you will be invited to select your specialism from the drop-down list.