Forms and documents – overseas specialists
Due to the transition of RANZCP work from home arrangements due to the COVID pandemic, all postal items relating to applications must be submitted via email.
We apologise for this short notice and any inconvenience caused. If you presently have material in the post that has not been received and receipt confirmed by the RANZCP, please resubmit via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
This page contains all relevant forms and documents for new applicants to the Specialist Pathway and existing specialist international medical graduate (SIMG) candidates.
Specialist Pathway policies
This policy outlines the requirements of SIMG candidates on the Specialist Pathway to RANZCP Fellowship under the 2012 Fellowship Program; how to maintain their comparability status and how to progress to Fellowship during their time on the Specialist Pathway and as specified by the College. It has been written in accordance with AHPRA requirements.
This policy outlines the time and assessment requirements for SIMG candidates on the Specialist Pathway to RANZCP Fellowship, who have been assessed as partially comparable. From January 2016, these requirements are closely aligned to and are consistent with that of trainees in Stage 3 of the 2012 Fellowship Program.
This policy outlines the time and assessment requirements for SIMG canidates on the Specialist Pathway to RANZCP Fellowship, who have been assessed as substantially comparable.
When submitting an application, please ensure that:
- the application is no more than 150 pages in total; applications which exceed this page limit will not be accepted for assessment
- the current version of the form is used
- all specified supporting documents are provided
- all supporting documentation is printed single-sided
- documentation in your application is not bound or stapled.
Incorrect or incomplete applications will not be processed and an incomplete application fee may be charged.
Submission of applications
All postal items relating to applications for new applicants to the Specialist Pathway and existing specialist international medical graduate (SIMG) candidates must be submitted via email.
Documents relating to Specialist Pathway assessment need to be in a zip folder when submitted.
All completed application forms should be lodged with their required fees. The fee types and amounts depend on the application being submitted.
Each State Assessment Panel can assess a maximum of three applications per round of assessments. If the maximum number of complete applications has already been received for a certain round, applicants may need to wait until the next round of assessments for their application to be assessed.
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