Due to the impact of COVID-19, the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (the Board) has decided that it will not be accepting any new applications from overseas trained Chinese medicine practitioners who do not hold a qualification approved by the Board (listed on Ahpra’s website) until further notice.
Further updates will be provided when they become available.
You must apply as an overseas qualified applicant if you have:
Applicants are required to pay an application fee and a registration fee. All the Board’s fees are published on the schedule of fees
You must hold registration with the Board prior to taking up practice or employment as an acupuncturist, Chinese herbal medicine practitioner or Chinese herbal dispenser in Australia. We recommend that you do not apply for work or set up a practice until your registration eligibility is assessed and confirmed. Please note AHPRA and the Board cannot assist you in seeking employment or influence employment outcomes.
Assess your ability to meet the registration requirements
Assess your ability to meet any immigration requirements
Fill in application form AGOS 86 and provide all required documents to AHPRA
The Board will assess whether you meet the requirements for registration
Granted general registration
Find out more about meeting the registration requirements and applying for registration.
Further information is also available on the fact sheets and FAQ and on the overseas practitioners page of the AHPRA website.