Dental Practitioner Registration - Victoria


You need to be registered to practise as a dental practitioner. Registered dental practitioners assess, prevent, diagnose, advise on and treat oral health issues and, depending on their qualifications and experience, may use the protected titles:

  • dentist
  • dental specialist
  • dental therapist
  • dental hygienist
  • dental prosthetist
  • oral health therapist.

There are five different types of registration offered to practitioners:

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

There is one endorsement available for dental practitioners with additional qualifications and expertise:

  • area of practice - conscious sedation.

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.


One year


30 November


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees are listed on the attached document.

Act(s) name

Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (Victoria) Act 2009 Victoria

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 Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Operating address: Level 8
111 Bourke Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9958
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Toll Free: 1300 419 495
Website: Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (Opens in new window)