You must arrive at the test centre at least 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time to complete
the necessary check-in procedures. It is essential that you arrive on time as applicants who arrive late
will NOT be admitted entry.
At reception, you will be required to present either a:
- current valid passport,
- a current valid UK or EU photo card driving licence (full or provisional) or
- a biometric residency card.
If you opt to present a passport and it is a biometric passport with no signature, you will be required to
present a secondary form of identification with your full name and signature e.g. a debit/credit card
or NHS ID card.
Please check that your first name and last name, as declared on your GP application form match EXACTLY with
the identification documents that you intend to present on the day of your test.
You should note that children are not permitted at any of the test centres.
Alternative Identification Documents
If you are unable to present any of the three documents listed above or, your first name and last name does
not match EXACTLY with the one of the three documents that you intend to present on the day of your test,
you must contact the GPNRO at the earliest opportunity at firstname.lastname@example.org for further advice and instructions on suitable alternatives.
Failure to notify the GPNRO of any discrepancies will result in you not being permitted entry to sit the
You will not be allowed to take any personal items with you into the testing room. This includes all bags, books or other
materials not authorised for the MSRA, notes, phones, pagers, watches and wallets.
Breaks and refreshments
You are prohibited from taking food and drink into the test room. You may leave the test room for water or
a comfort break, but no additional time will be allowed in your test. If you wish to leave the room,
you must ask the invigilator. Please note that you will not be permitted to eat whilst in the test centre.