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To work as a medical practitioner in Australia you must be registered with the AMC (Australian Medical Council) and also be registered with one of the Australian State Medical Boards.
At Global Medics we are experts in assisting you through the registration process. The pathway to registration varies on a case by case basis depending on the background and qualifications of each doctor. Please contact the Global Medics Australia team to be directed to your dedicated consultant for advice on which pathway to Australian registration is most relevant for you.
We assist with various pathways to registration:
For more information about immigration and visas, please use the following link on the Australian Department of Immigration’s website to find out about the 457 visa for medical practitioners: http://www.immi.gov.au/skilled/medical-practitioners/doctors.htm
An English Language Proficiency test is required for all international medical graduates who require registration in Australia.
Exemptions may apply when the applicant can provide evidence of secondary education in the UK, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand or the USA, where English is the native or first language.
Applicants will need to submit evidence to the relevant registration authority of competency in speaking and communicating in English as demonstrated by having completed the academic module of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination (academic module) to the following standard:
International medical graduates will require a Certificate of Good Standing from each Medical Board they have ever registered with. Note that these Certificates of Good Standing must be sent directly from the Licensing Authority to the Australian State Medical Board. You may not have these in your possession. The Medical Board in Australia will not accept faxed copies.