CCT & CESR CP Applications
In order to be awarded either a CCT or CESR CP and gain entry on
to the GMC's Specialist Register, you need to apply to both the GMC
and the College. These applications can be made at the same time
but both need to be completed before your certificate will be
awarded. You need to pay a fee to the GMC but not to the
We will contact you by email about three months before your
completion of training date to confirm that we have the correct
completion date, specialties (including any sub-specialty
endorsements) and route on record for you. If you are within two
months of completion of training and you have not received such an
email from us, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
and let us know.
Once we have confirmed these details we will notify the GMC of
them and they will then contact you by email and invite you to
apply for your CCT or CESR CP through GMC
The GMC will not award you a CCT or CESR CP until they have
received a recommendation from us that you should be granted
To apply to the College for a recommendation
for CCT or CESR CP, please complete the RCPsych
Completion of training notification form (Excel
spreadsheet). You will need to provide details of all your training
posts, including any periods of absence, and of all your ARCPs. We
will also need copies of all your ARCP outcome forms from your
If you would like to check which ARCPs we already have on file
for you or if you have any other questions about the application
process, please email us at email@example.com.
Please note that the GMC will only award you a CCT or CESR CP if
you apply within 12 months of completing your
training. If you do not apply within this period, you
will have to apply for Specialist Registration by the CESR route.
Completion of training notification form
Please complete the form with details of all your training
posts, including any periods of absence, and of all your ARCPs.
Once you have completed the form, please save a copy for your
records and email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions about how to fill in the form, please
do not hesitate to contact us.