Common Forms

Profession-Specific Forms

Forms applicable to a health profession are located at:

The following registration related forms are common across all professions:

You can download a blank Statutory Declaration form from the Australian Government Attorney General's web site.

Certifying documents

Copies of documents provided in support of an application for registration, or other purposes required by the National Law, must be certified as true copies of original documents.

For more information, see Certifying Documents.

Standard format for curriculum vitae

A guide to what should be included in the curriculum vitae that you provide to AHPRA as part of your application is available on the Standard Format for Curriculum Vitae webpage.

Proof of identity

New applicants for registration must provide sufficient evidence of their identity. See the requirements relating to Proof of Identity.

Presenting in person

In-principle approval may be granted to applicants who have applied from overseas and have provided only the minimum evidence of identity with their application. These applicants are required to come in person to any AHPRA office with their proof of identity documents for an ID check. If the Certificates of Registration Status (CORS) / Certificates of Good Standing (COGS) or International Criminal History Checks provided with the application have expired a statutory declaration may need to be completed. 

Statutory declarations for expired Certificate of Registration Status (CORS) or Certificate of Good Standing (COGS)

Certificates of Registration Status (CORS) or Certificates of Good Standing (COGS) are valid for three months from date of issue.

If the CORS/COGS submitted with an application expires before an applicant presents in person they may be required to provide a statutory declaration, signed before an approved witness, to affirm their registration/standing with the relevant health profession regulatory authority.

Please note that there may be occasions when an applicant is required to arrange for the registration body to send a new certificate to AHPRA before registration can be finalised.

A statutory declaration form for each Australian state and territory is provided below. Please use the form for the state or territory where you will be signing the statutory declaration. This form must be signed and witnessed in Australia in the relevant state or territory.

Statutory declarations for expired International Criminal History Checks

An International Criminal History Check (ICHC) is valid for three months from the date of issue.

If the ICHC submitted with an application expires before an applicant presents in person they may be required to provide a statutory declaration, signed before an approved witness, to affirm their criminal history status.

A statutory declaration form for each Australian state and territory is provided below. Please use the form for the state or territory where you will be signing the statutory declaration. This form must be signed and witnessed in Australia in the relevant state or territory.

Removal of reprimands

This form is for registrants seeking to have a record of a reprimand removed from the register.

Reprimands imposed under the National Law

Where a panel or tribunal or court has specified a publication end date practitioners are not required to apply for the reprimand to be removed. The reprimand will be removed from the register on the date specified by the panel or tribunal or court. The practitioner is not required to make an application for removal of the reprimand.

Where the panel or tribunal or court did not specify a publication end date for the reprimand a practitioner may only apply for the reprimand to be removed from the register five years from the date of publication of the reprimand. Applications received prior t the completion of the five year period will not be accepted.

Reprimands in the co regulatory jurisdiction in New South Wales (NSW)

Where an adjudication body in NSW has imposed the reprimand under the National Law and recommended a publication end date, the practitioner must apply for the reprimand to be removed from the register. The practitioner may only apply for the reprimand to be removed after the recommended publication end date. Applications received prior to the completion of the publication end date recommended by the adjudication body will not be accepted.

Where an adjudication body in NSW imposed the reprimand under the National Law and did not recommend a publication end date for the reprimand, a practitioner may only apply for the reprimand to be removed from the register five years from the date of publication of the reprimand. Applications received prior to the completion of the five year period will not be accepted.

Reprimands imposed under prior legislation

Where an adjudication body imposed a reprimand under prior legislation and specified a publication end date, the practitioner must apply for the reprimand to be removed from the register. The practitioner may only apply for the reprimand to be removed after the publication end date specified by the adjudication body. Applications received prior to the completion of the publication end date specified by the panel or tribunal will not be accepted.

Where the adjudication body did not specify a publication end date for the reprimand, a practitioner may only apply for the reprimand to be removed from the register five years from the date of publication of the reprimand. Applications received prior to the completion of the five year period will not be accepted. In deciding whether to remove the reprimand from the public register the National Board will refer to the provisions of the relevant prior legislation and the decision of the adjudication body.

 
 
Page reviewed 3/10/2017