Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency - Common Forms
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Common Forms

The following forms are common across all professions:

You can download ablank 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

Certificate of Good Standing

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 (3) months from date of issue.

Your CORS/COGS must be valid when the Board makes a decision on a registration application.

If at the time of the Board’s decision, your CORS/COGS expired but is within six (6) months from its date of issue, a declaration may be accepted in lieu of a new certificate.

If the Board’s decision, occurs six (6) months after the date of issue of your CORS/COGS, you must arrange a new certificate from the overseas regulatory body and have it sent directly to Ahpra before your registration can be finalised.

Please note that there may be other occasions when you are required to arrange for the registration body to send a new certificate directly to Ahpra before your registration can be finalised.

Below is the declaration form you must fill out if your CORS/COGS is older than three (3) months, but not less than six (6) months from the date of issue.

International criminal history checks

Declarations for expired International criminal history checks

An International criminal history check (ICHC) is valid for three (3) months from the date of issue.

If at the time of the Board’s decision, your ICHC is not valid, a declaration may be accepted in lieu of a new ICHC to confirm your criminal history status.

Please note that there may be other occasions when you are required to submit a new ICHC to Ahpra before your registration can be finalised.

Below is the declaration form you must fill out if your ICHC is older than three (3) months from the date of issue.

Profession-specific forms

Forms applicable to a health profession are located at:

 
 
 
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