Information for Applicants Attending Interviews

On this page, you can find out What to bring to Interview and how to claim interview expenses if you are an applicant attending interview

What to bring to Interview



You will be required to bring all your original documents of each document for the HEE team representatives to view as outlined below. An ‘original’ document means ‘not a copy’. It does not necessarily mean the first document you were given. In each case, you need to bring your current or most recent document.


Documents highlighted in orange will not be applicable to all applicants. If they are applicable to you, please ensure that you bring them with you.



Additional Information

Original Passport

If you cannot provide this, we will accept a current UK driving licence as photographic identification

Original current GMC proof of Registration

We can accept a printout of your GMC proof of registration from the online system, or you can show us it on your phone/tablet

Original evidence of right to work in the UK

If applicable. For example, evidence of visa status including letter from Home Office accepting you onto the relevant scheme and/or the relevant pages of your passport.

NB. Copies are no longer required of any documents for retention at the Selection Centre.


Please remember to read your interview invitation clearly for any other required documentation.

During the Interview

Some specialties may require you to bring a portfolio or evidence summary folder.

Please ensure that your portfolio/evidence folder or other associated documents do not include any Patient Identifiable Data. Any patient identifiable information found at interview will be removed and the matter will be escalated to the lead clinical at the interview/selection centre. The matter may also be referred to the applicants’ employer.



Please note that failure to provide the above documentation may result in your interview not taking place.


Interview Expenses Claim Forms


HEE are introducing a new online expenses system, Selenity, for interview expenses with effect 1st January 2019. (For any interviews attended prior to 2019, please email:

You can find the candidate policy on what you can claim, how to set up your online account and submit claims via the Specialty Training website. Please follow the link below and see the section called: Expenses:



 Last updated: 10th October 2019