Information in this section is for specialist international medical graduates (SIMGs) who are seeking registration to practice as a psychiatrist in Australia.
SIMGs seeking registration to practice as a psychiatrist in New Zealand should see the New Zealand registration page.
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) is the principal organisation representing the medical specialty of psychiatry in Australia and New Zealand. The RANZCP is responsible for training, examining and awarding the Fellowship of the College qualification to medical practitioners.
All SIMG candidates, including overseas specialist psychiatrists, who are considering applying for specialist assessment, should read the RANZCP policies relating to the Fellowship requirements on the Specialist Pathway:
For further information, please contact:
Specialist International Medical Graduate Education Team
309 La Trobe St
Melbourne VIC 3000
Tel +61 (0)3 9640 0646
Fax +61 (0)3 9642 5652