New Zealand Nurse
There is a
wealth of information on available on the internet and from other
sources on the process for registering and practicing as a nurse in
compiled a concise guide to the process with links to all our sources.
This should give you all you need to embark on your application process.
Nurses and midwives who
trained and are registered as nurses in countries other than New
Zealand, must apply to the
Nursing Council of
New Zealand for admission to the register before being able to
practise as a registered nurse in New Zealand.
Applications are assessed on
an individual basis and in accordance with the requirements of the
Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003. Applicants for
registration are required to provide evidence that: they have an
equivalent international nursing qualification; are competent to
practice with their scope of practice; are fit for registration; the
ability to communicate effectively in English
If you are registered in the
Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania,
Queensland, South Australia and the Northern Territory can apply to the
Nursing Council of New Zealand for registration under the Trans-Tasman
Mutual Recognition (TTMR) Act 1997.
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