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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

Welcome to the online candidate application form for MRCPsych Written Examinations

The application period for MRCPsych Paper A, Diet 2 is 8 - 26 October 2018. The exam date is 4 December 2018.


All applications for entry should be made using the online form.  If you experience any technical difficulties please contact

If you are a new applicant you must register with the College before proceeding to the Application Form. You can register with the College here.  If you have not previously registered with the website or if you are unsure if you are registered, please contact If you have applied for an exam previously but cannot remember your log-in details then please do not set up another account, but instead contact the Membership department at the above address.

As part of our quality assurance checks during the application period, if you are a new applicant from overseas (outside the UK and Ireland), you will be emailed requesting scanned copies of your original medical degree and medical registration or attested copies in English (These do not need to be sent by post).

The online form will be available until 5pm on Friday 26 October 2018 only card payments can be made using the online application. Applications will not be accepted after the published closing date.The College does not accept responsibility for delays or computer failures and no allowances will be made for this.


Candidates who have a valid pass in the old MRCPsych Paper 1 and Paper 2 Examinations and wish to take the MRCPsych Paper A(i) and Paper A(ii) Examnations should contact the Examinations Unit directly at


All other candidates should complete the form below using the guidance and procedures.



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