Online Portal for Doctors

The Online Portal for Doctors is your self service system for interaction with the Medical Council online.  It is your gateway to:

  • Vote in the Council elections
  • Apply for registration
  • Request certificates
  • Transfer divisions 

The portal can be used on desktop & laptop computers, at present it does not allow for users on mobile phones, tablets or iPads.

First time portal user please see activation instructions below, including a video guide.

First Time Online Portal Users


I have not logged into the portal before

If you have received a letter from the Medical Council with your logon and password please activate your account by selecting the option below from the login page:

'If you have not logged in before and received you initial login details by post click here'

  • Your username is your registration number
  • All registration numbers are now 6 digits long.  If your registration number only has six digits please add a 0 at the start e.g. 12345 will become 012345 and 1234 becomes 001234
  • The Online Portal for Doctors will only recognise a full registration number as a doctor’s username

I have used the portal previously

  • Once your account is activated, you can use the standard login field

I am locked out of the portal

  • If you have activated your account and have entered your username or password incorrectly 3 times your account will be automatically locked for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes you may simply re-enter the correct details to access your account
  • If you have forgotten your password, you can click on the “Forgotten Username/Password” link

Doctors applying for registration with the Medical Council

To apply for registration for the first time go to the following page and click on the first link:

  • Applying for Medical Council registration.

Additional Information

Any queries regarding the Online Portal for Doctors may be directed to or Ph: 01-4983160.