Register as a Paramedic - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You need to be registered to practise as a paramedic in Australia. Paramedics provide emergency care to sick or injured people outside a hospital or care facility. The title of paramedic is protected and you must be registered to use it.

You must be registered if you work in a non-clinical paramedic role but you will not need this registration if you are a:

  • student
  • medic
  • volunteer ambulance officer
  • emergency medical technician (EMT).

There are four different types of registration offered to practitioners:

  • general
  • limited
  • non-practising
  • student.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for registration you must:

  • hold an approved qualification
  • meet the requirements stated in the registration standards.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

One year

Expiry

30 November

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Fees are listed on the attached document.

Act(s) name

Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (ACT) Act 2010 Australian Capital Territory

Approval time

It usually takes up to 10 days to assess a completed application. Complex, graduate or applications from overseas may take 4 - 6 weeks or longer to assess.

Administering agency

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Australian Capital Territory Office

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Australian Capital Territory
Operating address: 50 Blackall Street
Barton, Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9958
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 1300 419 495
Website: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Opens in new window)