Online applications

Online applications for registration as a nurse and/or midwife are available to:

Apply online

Already registered?

If you are currently registered as an enrolled nurse and are due to complete or have completed an Australian-approved program of study that will qualify you for registration as a registered nurse or midwife, you can apply for registration online via our online services portal.

For all other registration types please use the following downloadable forms for the nursing and midwifery professions.

Registration forms

Renewal of registration

Online application for renewal of registration opens six to eight weeks before your registration expires. AHPRA will send you a reminder when your registration is due. Look out for this as confirmation that online renewal is open.

If you do not renew your general or non-practising registration by 31 May each year, or within the following one month late period, your name will be removed from the national register of practitioners and your registration will lapse in accordance with the National Law. 

General registration

If you are not eligible to apply online, please use the appropriate form below. 

Re-entry to practice and provisional registration


Non-practising registration

If you currently hold general registration, you can apply for non-practising registration using online services. Log in to your account to apply.

​​If you don't currently hold general registration, you can apply for non-practising registration by using the ANPC-40 form:

Agent authorisation

Surrender of registration

Excluding information from the public register

If you believe that publishing information about you on the public register would pose a serious risk to your health or safety, you can apply to exclude information about you from the public register. Please use the form below.

Endorsement forms

Form - English language skills

This form is to be used, upon request by The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), to demonstrate English language competence where the applicant has provided incomplete or inaccurate information in their online application.

Document name PDF Document date
English language skills requirement form - TELG-40 PDF (379 KB) 26 March 2019

Supplementary information

Information about supporting documents required for registration is provided below.

Common application forms

See Common Application Forms for a complete list of forms that are not specific to the actual registration process.

Complaint or concern (notification)

To notify AHPRA about your concerns regarding a health practitioner, go to Complaints or concerns

Page reviewed 20/09/2019