The LFOM Written exam is held once a year and consists of one paper with 100 Single Best Answer questions.
You have three hours to complete the exam.
Please note that the order of the Portfolio and Written components has been reversed, starting in 2021. Candidates must now pass the LFOM Written exam before they are eligible to sit the LFOM Portfolio. Also note that the LFOM Written exam is being held online, via remote invigilation. Click here for more information about remote invigilation.
There is an online application process for this exam. When you apply you will need to upload
If you previously completed an application for an LFOM exam you do not need to upload any documents when you apply for this exam. Your medical degree can be attested by:
Official translations will only be accepted if they have been prepared and/or authenticated by:
The method of payment is credit or debit card, taken at the end of the online application process.
When you're preparing your study plan, make sure to refer to the syllabus for this exam
This calendar includes exam dates for Occupational Medicine Membership & Licentiateship for 2023.
Please click the button below to visit the RCPI Examinations Calendar for 2023. This includes examination dates, application opening and closing dates and examination fees.
This exam is held once a year.
The LFOM exam is now held online, via remote invigilation. Candidates may sit the exam anywhere in the world, provided they have a reliable internet connection. Click here for more information: https://www.rcpi.ie/examinations/remote-invigilation/
The next exam will be held on 23rd January 2023. The applications will open on 21st September 2022 at 10am Irish time and close on 9th November 2022 at 5pm Irish time, the application link will appear below.
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