You are required to be registered if you intend to practise as an occupational therapist in Australia. You will require this registration if:
- You have direct clinical contact with patients;
- Your work impacts on safe, effective delivery of health services;
- Your work or insurer requires you to be registered;
- You intend to use a protected title that is reserved for health practitioners; and
- You want to be eligible for Medicare and / or Pharmaceutical Benefit payments.
Please note that the types of activities considered a part of occupational therapy may be updated or changed from time to time.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
You may be eligible for general, limited, provisional or non-practising if you are:
- Qualified for registration in the relevant health profession;
- Not disqualified under law from applying, or being registered; and
- Able to meet any other requirements stated in the registration standard.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Fees are listed in the attached document.
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (Tasmania) Act 2010 (Tasmania)
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