How to get PMDC online medical license registration and renewal 2023

The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) was established in 2019 after the dissolution of the old Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). The PMC was established with the goal of providing a more effective and efficient system for regulating medical and dental professionals in Pakistan [1]. The PMC was meant to be a replacement for the PMDC, which was found to be inefficient and ineffective in its regulation of medical and dental practitioners.

However, in late 2022, following the change of federal govt. the PMC was replaced by the newly established Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). This new council was established with the goal of providing a more effective and efficient system for regulating medical and dental practitioners in Pakistan. The PMDC is responsible for the registration and licensing of medical and dental professionals, setting standards for medical and dental education, and monitoring and enforcing the standards of practice.



Following the passing of the PM&DC bill in the National assembly of Pakistan, the PMDC has initiated its activities, the new governing body has announced some new policies and directives, however, it is appreciable that the Online medical license registration and renewal along with other services like online issuance of Good standing certificate and practical experience with online fee payment will be available for the ease of doctors nationally and overseas doctor in the USA/ UK Australia etc.

Here we will share the online medical license registration and license renewal at PMDC


How to get PMDC online medical license registration and renewal 

The process for online license renewal at PMDC will be similar to the online PMC portal.

  1. Visit https://pmdc.pk and access the online license registration and renewal portal.
  2. Create a new account or login with your details if an account is already made.
  3. Select the license registration/renewal section as appropriate.
  4. Enter your name and biodata, pmdc number, address
  5. Upload your photograph 
  6. Select the payment method and pay your fee via challan form/ credit-debit card etc.
  7. Submit the application
You will get tracking information via courier and will receive your renewed license at your postal address within 14 days.

Some frequently asked questions:

1. What does PMDC stand for?
     PMDC stands for Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, which is a governing body of medical educational institutes and doctors in Pakistan.

2. Difference between PMC and PMDC?
PMC (Pakistan Medical Commission) was promulgated in 2019 as a successor of the then PMDC (Pakistan Medical and Dental Council)  in order to improve efficiency and medical governance, following some objections and criticism, the new federal govt announced the establishment of new PMDC in late 2022 as a successor of PMC.


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