Medical Practitioners can apply with the SMC to have the qualifications entered against their name in the Register by submitting an online application for the Approval for Display of Additional Titles/Qualification, with the following:
A copy of the postgraduate medical qualification.
Certificates or qualifications in a language other than English, a certified true copy of the English translation must be provided. The original certificate has to be produced for verification by the Secretariat's staff as part of the registration process.
The applicant must arrange for an original Letter of Verification (LV) for such qualification to be sent to the SMC directly from the awarding institution;
The LV may be submitted to SMC through the following modes:
1) By email: The LV must be sent from the conferring institution's official email domain to SMC at firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred mode) OR
2) By Mail to SMC.
LVs must be on the letterhead of issuing authorities/conferring institutions & contain the following information:
- Name of graduate;
- Date of entry into programme;
- Date of graduation/conferment;
- Title of qualification conferred;
Applications with no original LVs received by SMC will be deemed as incomplete and the processing of the application will be held in abeyance the receipt of the LV.
Please note that SMC shall not be responsible for any payments incurred by the applicant and / or interested parties arising from the request of the letters of verification.
If the postgraduate qualification has not been approved by SMC before, the applicant is also required to produce the following information:
1. course details;
2. course structure;
3. course duration;
4. whether the course is examination-based; and
5. latest Curriculum Vitae
Applications without the above required information or documents will be deemed as incomplete and the processing of the application will be held in abeyance the receipt of the documents.
Payment of prescribed fee per postgraduate qualification;