International Medical Graduates - New Zealand

Aotearoa New Zealand

The Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) is the regulatory authority for granting medical registration in Aotearoa New Zealand. 


How to Apply

All enquiries regarding the application process for vocational registration in Aotearoa New Zealand are to be directed to MCNZ in the first instance. Information and application forms can be downloaded from the MCNZ website

Useful Websites

The following websites provide information about registration, practising medicine, and general health issues in New Zealand:

Medical Council of New Zealand
The Medical Council registers doctors in New Zealand and carries responsibilities in the areas of standards, conduct and competence.

Ministry of Health, New Zealand
The Government's principal advisor on health and disability: improving, promoting and protecting the health of all New Zealanders.

Immigration New Zealand
Immigration New Zealand is responsible for bringing the best people to New Zealand to enhance New Zealand’s social and economic outcomes.