Registrations for HPAT – Ireland 2021 opened in December 2020 and will close on 20 January 2021 at 5.15pm GMT. Late registrations will be accepted up until 1 February 2021 5.15pm GMT on payment of a late fee. An exceptional late registration is available until 3 February 2021 at 5.15pm GMT. The exceptional late registration is available only to candidates who have submitted their application to the CAO by 1 February 2021 at 5.15pm GMT. After the late registration deadline has passed, no applications for registration will be accepted under any circumstances.

Before registering for HPAT – Ireland, all applicants to MEDICINE must first get their CAO number. You need this number to successfully complete your HPAT – Ireland registration online. To get a CAO number please apply online at the CAO website. If a paper application is submitted, your CAO number will not be available in time to register for HPAT – Ireland. Candidates MUST also download and read the HPAT – Ireland 2021 Information Booklet and complete the HPAT – Ireland Registration Tutorial before you register for HPAT – Ireland 2021.

The only way to register for HPAT - Ireland is online. To register candidates must create an online account and provide a valid email address. This email address will be used for all communication from HPAT – Ireland Office, including information on how to access the Admission Ticket and HPAT – Ireland results. When creating an account candidates should ensure that their name and date of birth matches the identification document that they will use on the test day. These details will also be printed on the Admission Ticket and Statement of Results. Once the online account has been activated it can be used for any future registrations.

The option to register for HPAT – Ireland will only appear in the online account while registrations for the test are open. Candidates need to select the test that they wish to register for, fill in the registration form and submit the payment. Upon successful completion of the registration, a registration confirmation and payment receipt will be sent to the registered email address. The status of the registration can be checked in the online account at any time. Candidates can amend their registration details in their online account.

ACER reserves the right in its absolute discretion to refuse or cancel a registration in any circumstances where ACER considers the application for registration or the registration once completed is not bona fide, or the registration fee as applicable is not received in full and as cleared funds by the payment date or the late registration date given.