Chinese medicine practitioners with non-practising registration are not permitted to treat, prescribe or refer, regardless of whether they are being remunerated. There is a reduced fee for non-practising registration. These practitioners continue to receive the Board's publications.
This type of registration may be suitable for practitioners who:
Practitioners who have been granted non-practising registration do not need to comply with the continuing professional development standard, the professional indemnity insurance standard or the recency of practice standard for the duration of their non-practising registration.
If you hold non-practising registration and wish to start practising in Australia again, you can apply to the Board to have your registration switched to general registration.
There is a form on the Forms page for this purpose called Application for General Registration for current non-practising registrants (AGNP-86). The standard registration fee for general registration will apply.