Nurse / Midwife Registration - South Australia


You need to be registered to practise as a nurse or midwife. Registered nurses and midwives provide care and administer medicine to patients and, depending on their qualifications and experience, may use the protected titles:

  • nurse
  • enrolled nurse
  • registered nurse
  • nurse practitioner
  • midwife
  • midwife practitioner.

There are five different types of registration offered to practitioners:

  • general
  • provisional
  • limited
  • non-practising
  • student.

There are three endorsements available for practitioners with additional qualifications and expertise:

  • nurse practitioner (for registered nurses only)
  • registered nurse - supply scheduled medicines (rural and isolated practice)
  • midwife - prescribe schedule medicines.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


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.


One year


30 November


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees are listed on the attached document.


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.