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Registration requirements

VOC 1 Vocational (specialist) registration

You can apply if you:
• hold an approved New Zealand / Australasian postgraduate qualification
• hold general registration with Council

Note: If you do not hold general registration, but hold a primary medical degree from New Zealand or Australia, you will need to apply for general registration before your application for vocational registration can be processed. Read more about VOC 1 Vocational (specialist) registration

VOC 2 Vocational (specialist) registration

You can apply if you:
• hold an approved New Zealand / Australasian postgraduate qualification, AND
• do not hold general registration with Council, AND
• hold a primary medical degree from a university medical school listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools Read more about VOC 2 Vocational (specialist) registration

VOC 3 Vocational (specialist) registration

You can apply if you:

• hold an overseas postgraduate medical qualification (in one of the defined vocational scopes)
• do not hold an approved New Zealand / Australasian postgraduate qualification.
Read more about VOC 3 Vocational (specialist) registration

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