Medical Board of Australia

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Medical Board of Australia

Types of Medical Registration

Under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law, as in force in each state and territory, there is a range of registration categories under which a doctor can practise medicine in Australia. Different categories apply to different types of registration. More information about these categories is published below.

Categories of medical registration are:

The Board can also grant student registration to medical students undertaking an approved program of study. Information for international medical graduates can be found on the International Medical Graduates (IMGs) page.

Information for medical interns with provisional registration seeking general registration:

Page reviewed 25/08/2014