Doctors who want to practise in New Zealand
All doctors wanting to practise medicine in New Zealand must first register with us. We ensure doctors are fit to practise and meet our standards, before they can register.
First time working in New Zealand
The self assessment tool is the best place to start to determine your registration options. Click here to do the self assessment, it only takes a few minutes.
How long does it take to get registered?
I have worked in New Zealand before
Restoration to the Medical Register
Overseas practising certificates or licences
If you worked as a doctor whilst away from New Zealand, you must produce a certificate of good standing (CGS) from each relevant medical board you were registered or licensed with in the last 5 years. Click here to find out more.