Graduate Applications

Apply online for registration as a health practitioner four to six weeks before completing your course.

About to graduate as a health practitioner?

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Students due to complete or have recently completed an Australian approved program of study can smooth the path from study to work by following the three steps to registration for graduates. To help you understand the application process and what information is needed, please read our frequently asked questions.

Applicants who are not eligible to apply online

Our online application form asks a series of questions to ensure you are eligible to apply for registration online. If your pathway to registration is not currently supported, you will be prompted to apply using the General registration application form by contacting our customer service team. More information is available on our Other Graduate Application Types webpage.

Already registered and applying for another registration type?

The following applicants can apply for registration using AHPRA’s online services portal and must log in using their User ID:

  • An enrolled nurse who is due to complete an approved program of study that will qualify them as a registered nurse or midwife.
  • A pharmacy intern with provisional registration who has completed all requirements to be eligible to apply for general registration.
  • A medical intern with provisional registration who has completed all requirements to be eligible to apply for general registration.

The three steps to registration

Step 1

Create your AHPRA account.

Step 2

Complete your online application and upload documents.

Step 3

Pay and submit your application.

What happens next?

Your application for registration will be assessed while we wait for your education provider to advise us that you are eligible to graduate. AHPRA will contact you if more information is needed and/or to confirm your registration.

New graduates registered with their profession’s National Board are eligible to start work as soon as their name is published on the national register.

 
 
Page reviewed 11/10/2017