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Part 1 MRCOG Exam

Start: 28/01/2019 00:00
End: 28/01/2019 00:00

Location: Various locations

Exam fees

  • UK - £460
  • Band A - £464
  • Band B - £427
  • Band C - £380

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 onwards, there will be 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 bankdraft. If you pay online then there is no extra charge.

Payment is made online by credit/debit card, through the booking application process below.

If you are unable to make a payment online, please contact or call 0207 772 6210 to make manual payment.


How to Apply: Re-sit applicants

If you have previously attempted the Part 1 MRCOG, you are already eligible to sit the exam.

Log in to the website, and you will see the booking application form below. Please note this form is only visible if you are signed in.


How to Apply: First time applicants

Applying for the Part 1 exam is a 2-stage process: eligibility and booking.

You must first apply for eligibility, and have your application approved, before you can make a booking application on this page.

Eligibility applications closed at 4pm (UK time) on Thursday 27 September 2018.
All applications received before the deadline will be processed in time for candidates to make a booking application for the January 2018 Part 1 exam.


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Eligibility applications closed at 4pm (UK time) on Thursday 27 September 2018.
Booking applications will close on Thursday 11 October at 4pm (UK time)

The regulations state that candidates who withdraw their application for a particular exam after the closing date, or who fail to appear, shall forfeit the exam fee. This means the College cannot refund your entry fee after an exam’s closing date and your candidature for the exam will remain. If you fail to attend the exam, your entry will not be counted as an attempt.


Please read the "All candidates" and "Privacy" tabs above, before completing the form below. They contain essential information about booking the exam.


By continuing with the booking process, you agree to all the terms of the exam regulations for this particular exam and to the transfer of all copyright subsisting in exam material produced by you to the College. You confirm that you are not currently suspended or removed from medical practice by any authorising body or involved in any disciplinary proceedings related to medical practice in any country.

Candidates are advised to read the College’s regulations regarding exam currency and attempts.


Reasonable adjustments for exam candidates

Candidates for any RCOG examination who wish to request an adjustment to the examination setting should please first read the Supporting Special Circumstances Policy and submit their request to

Your request must be submitted before the published closing date for the exam you are applying for. Requests submitted after the published closing date will normally not be considered.

You must make a new request with each examination application.


Name change

If your name has changed you need to provide an attested re-issued primary medical degree certificate or certificate of medical registration stating your new/married name, as well as a copy of your marriage certificate showing both your former and your new name. These documents must be sent to the exams department at and received by the closing date.

In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, the College will process personal data, by any means (including electronically), for the purpose of providing benefits and services and to carry out its day to day business. If you are registered or anticipate being registered with the GMC, then your personal data, including data about your examination results, will be passed to the GMC for quality assurance and for research purposes and to facilitate the awarding of certificates of completion of training (CCTs). The College may also confirm your qualifications and membership to bona fide third parties including governmental and medical regulatory bodies, educational institutions, and prospective employers, including those in countries where individual rights are not protected by data protection law. No further information will be released without your prior consent.

From time to time, with your permission, the College may release names and address details of its members to interested third parties for marketing and survey purposes. All organisations and persons are carefully vetted by the College before this information is released. Any such data comprising sensitive details (including data relating to age, health or ethnicity) will not be disclosed without prior consent from you. For further information please contact