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Book an exam

We offer all women’s healthcare professionals the chance to develop and validate their capabilities with our exams and qualifications.

Book your place on one of our exams in the listings below.

To book onto an exam for the first time, you’ll need to create an RCOG online account. Don’t worry if you aren’t yet registered with us, it’s free and easy to do so. You’ll get all the latest information on women’s healthcare, alongside access to exams, courses and events.

Timelines for all upcoming exams are provided below.

For further information on eligibility requirements and how to book a place on each exam please visit the following pages:

MRCOG Part 1 – Exam calendar and fees

Expression of Interest opens Thursday 23 September 2021
Part 1 eligibility deadline Tuesday 1 February 2022
Expression of Interest closes Wednesday 9 March 2022
Booking application window opens Tuesday 3 May 2022*
Booking application window closes Monday 13 June 2022
Results released Tuesday 2 August 2022

* Eligible candidates who completed an Expression of Interest form for this exam will receive an email between 1pm and 5pm (UK time) on Tuesday 3 May 2022 with instructions on how to complete an exam booking. Please note, we have now simplified the application booking process. Candidates will now be able to search for available test centres, book and pay for an exam seat, all in one seamless process. For further information, please see our update on simplifying the application process.

Deferred candidates will be contacted inviting them to book their seat with Pearson VUE before the new booking opening. 

 

Expression of Interest opens Friday 6 May 2022
Part 1 eligibility deadline Monday 6 June 2022
Expression of interest closes Friday 1 July 2022
Booking window application opens Thursday 21 July 2022*
Booking window application closes Monday 29 August 2022
Results released Tuesday 18 October 2022

 

* Eligible candidates who have completed an Expression of Interest form for this exam will receive an email between 1pm and 5pm (UK time) on Tuesday 18 July 2022 with instructions on how to complete an exam booking. Please note, candidates sitting the MRCOG Part 1 exam in July 2022 will not be eligible to book a place on the September exam, as exam results for the July exam will not be released prior to the opening of the September exam booking application window. The exam in September is an additional exam diet designed to support overseas candidates affected by limited test centre availability since the start of the pandemic.

2022 Part 1 exam fees

Country Fee
UK and Republic of Ireland £508
Band A £613
Band B £528
Band C £421

 

Fees are banded using the international membership subscription country bandings.

Banding applies to the centre in which you are taking the exam and not the country of residence of the candidate.
See which band your country falls under.

From 1 January 2018, there is an additional administration charge of £10 for those who do not pay their exam fees online, e.g.: pay over the telephone, by cheque or bank draft. If you pay online, there is no extra charge.

MRCOG Part 2 – Exam calendar and fees

Timeline

Expression of Interest opens Thursday 23 September 2021
Expression of Interest closes Wednesday 9 March 2022
Booking application window opens Tuesday 3 May 2022*
Booking application window closes Monday 13 June 2022
Results released Tuesday 2 August 2022

* Eligible candidates who completed an Expression of Interest form for this exam will receive an email between 1pm and 5pm (UK time) on Tuesday 3 May 2022 with instructions on how to complete an exam booking. Please note, we have now simplified the application booking process. Candidates will now be able to search for available test centres, book and pay for an exam seat, all in one seamless process. For further information, please see our update on simplifying the application process.

Deferred candidates will be contacted inviting them to book their seat with Pearson VUE before the new booking opening. 

Expression of Interest opens Friday 6 May 2022
Expression of interest closes Friday 1 July 2022
Booking window application opens Thursday 21 July 2022
Booking window application closes Monday 29 August 2022
Results released Tuesday 18 October 2022

 

* Eligible candidates who have completed an Expression of Interest form for this exam will receive an email between 1pm and 5pm (UK time) on Tuesday 18 July 2022 with instructions on how to complete an exam booking. Please note, candidates sitting the MRCOG Part 1 or MRCOG Part 2 exams in July 2022 will not be eligible to book a place on the September exam, as exam results for the July exams will not be released prior to the opening of the September exam booking application window. The exam in September is an additional exam diet designed to support overseas candidates affected by limited test centre availability since the start of the pandemic

2022 Part 2 exam fees

Country Fee
UK and Republic of Ireland £508
Band A £613
Band B £528
Band C £421

 

Fees are banded using the international membership subscription country bandings.

Banding applies to the centre in which you are taking the exam and not the country of residence of the candidate.
See which band your country falls under.

From 1 January 2018, there is an additional administration charge of £10 for those who do not pay their exam fees online, e.g.: pay over the telephone, by cheque or bank draft. If you pay online, there is no extra charge.

MRCOG Part 3 – Exam calendar and fees

Exam dates

  • 9-10, 12-13 and 16-17 May 2022
  • 7-15 November 2022

May 2022 Timeline

Deadline for all candidates to ensure home address and email address are up to date

Monday 14 February 2022

 
Assessment of Training (AoT) deadline

Monday 14 February 2022

 
Booking tokens sent to priority candidates

Tuesday 8 March 2022

 
Bookings open – priority candidates

Thursday 10 March 2022

 
Booking tokens sent to all eligible candidates

Tuesday 15 March 2022

 
Bookings open – all eligible candidates

Thursday 17 March 2022

 
Results released

Tuesday 21 June 2022

 

2022 Part 3 Exam fees

 

Country

Fee

UK and Republic of Ireland £546
Band A £875
Band B £816
Band C

£599

 

Fees are banded using the international membership subscription country bandings.

Banding applies to the centre in which you are taking the exam and not the country of residence of the candidate.
See which band your country falls under.

From 1 January 2018, there is an additional administration charge of £10 for those who do not pay their exam fees online, e.g.: pay over the telephone, by cheque or bank draft. If you pay online, there is no extra charge.

DRCOG – Exam calendar and fees

Exam dates

  • Saturday 9 April 2022
  • Saturday 1 October 2022

Expression Of Interest (EOI) deadline

Monday 10 January 2022

Booking tokens sent to candidates

Thursday 20 January 2022

Booking opens

Monday 24 January 2022

Booking closes

Monday 7 February 2022

Candidates contacted to book a centre via Pearson VUE

No later than Thursday 17 February 2022

Results released

Tuesday 24 May 2022

October 2022 Exam timeline

 

Booking application window opens To be confirmed
Booking application window closes To be confirmed
Results released Tuesday 1 November 2022

2022 DRCOG fees

  • UK candidate fees: £490 (including VAT)
  • Republic of Ireland candidate fees: £409

From 1 January 2018, there is an additional administration charge of £10 for those not paying their exam fees online, e.g.: paying by telephone, by cheque or bank draft. There is no extra charge when paying online.