Doctor’s registration for all AHPRA regulated occupations

Provisional or Limited registration can now be accepted for all AHPRA regulated occupations within employer sponsored visa 186 applications.

The Department has advised that since 22 December 2022, provisional or Limited registration can be accepted for all AHPRA-regulated occupations will be accepted. Under policy additional information may be required to confirm that they have a sufficient level of registration and a decision maker can request a statement from the nominator stating:

  • their awareness of the applicant’s ‘type’ of registration and
  • they agree that the type of licensing and/or registration the applicant holds or is eligible to hold will allow them to effectively perform the duties of the occupation in which they have been nominated.

The Department has advised that the new policy will be applied to all applications (already lodged and new).  

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