Typically, this type of registration is for international medical graduates (IMGs) who are undertaking supervised training in Australian hospitals or other health-care facilities.
IMGs may intend to return to their country of training after completing their training in Australia, or may seek to complete the requirements to become eligible for general or specialist registration.
This is also a suitable type of registration for medical practitioners who are undertaking training so that they can sit the Australian Medical Council (AMC) clinical examination.
New applicants who are eligible for the competent authority pathway or who already hold the AMC Certificate apply for provisional registration (they are not eligible to apply for limited registration).
Medical practitioners with this type of registration must comply with the Medical Board of Australia’s registration standard on limited registration for postgraduate training or supervised practice, which includes requirements that they:
Medical practitioners with this type of registration are in one of three pathways leading to general or specialist registration:
For more information see the registration standard for limited registration for postgraduate training or supervised practice.