Vocational Registration of General Practitioners - Australian Government


You will require this registration if you provide services as a general practitioner at a higher fee. This registration lists practitioners who have met specified training requirements as well as meeting Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Quality Assurance (QA) and Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements.

If your application for registration is approved you can utilise items that have an increased schedule fee and you may be eligible for increased Medicare benefits.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You must provide certification by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) or the General Practice Recognition Eligibility Committee that your practice is predominantly general practice and that they are fellows of the RACGP.


Ongoing unless revoked


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.


Act(s) name

Health Insurance Act 1973 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Health Insurance Regulations 2018 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Social Services

Services Australia

Medicare Australia

Contact details

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