Internationally qualified nurses and midwives who apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) are assessed against the NMBA registration standards and the qualification criteria of the assessment model.
Applicants must meet all registration standards and qualification criteria in order to be eligible for registration without conditions or limitations.
The NMBA has approved the following registration standards for those seeking initial registration:
More information relating to registration standards is available in FAQ and fact sheets on the NMBA website.
Before you can be registered to practice in Australia as a registered nurse, enrolled nurse and/or midwife your qualification will be assessed against the criteria listed below. You need to provide us with evidence that you meet each of the three criteria. For more information about the documentation required, please see the Supporting documentation section on the NMBA website.