Voluntary Withdrawal and Restoral

Voluntary withdrawal from the Register

Doctors who wish to cease practising medicine in the Republic of Ireland may voluntarily withdraw their name from the register. When voluntarily withdrawn, a doctor does not have to pay the annual retention fee. You can voluntarily withdraw your name by logging into your online registration account and selecting the voluntary withdrawal request option.

Restoring your name to the Register

Doctors who wish to restore their name to the register can do so by completing the restoral application form

Fee to restore to the register following voluntary withdrawal or removal for non-completion of Annual Retention.