Australian or New Zealand medical graduates who have completed a medical internship in another country are required to complete a period of supervised practise in Australia to become eligible for general registration.
Application forms for provisional registration are accessible on the forms page.
You must meet the requirements of the registration standards for:
If you have previously been, or are currently registered in a health profession in Australia under the National Scheme and have therefore provided information to a Board previously, some of the documentation requirements for registration may be waived. In most cases, the application forms indicate whether a requirement or document is waived.
All documents submitted to support an application for registration must comply with the requirements for certifying and translating documents.
You may be required to submit additional information in support of your application to help the Board determine whether you are suitable for provisional registration.
During your provisional registration period, you must:
If you do not maintain your employment in the position for which provisional registration was granted, you are unable to comply with the requirements on your practice and therefore cannot practise medicine until the Board grants approval for a new position.
If you require another period of registration to complete your supervised practise, you can apply to renew your provisional registration. To renew your registration, you must:
If you want to change the circumstances under which registration was granted, you must apply to the Board in writing for approval of any proposed changes. For example, if you want to work in a new position, change or add work sites to your existing position, or change supervisors and/or supervision levels.
If you want to change positions or supervisors you will need to submit a new supervised practice plan for the Board’s consideration. You may be required to provide supporting information to the Board for its consideration of your request to change your circumstances.