Register as a Chinese Medicine Practitioner - Western Australia


You are required to be registered if you intend to use any of the following protected titles:

  • Chinese medicine practitioner
  • Chinese herbal dispenser
  • Chinese herbal medicine practitioner
  • Oriental medicine practitioner
  • Acupuncturist.

Please note that the types of activities considered a part of Chinese medicine may be updated or changed from time to time.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You may be eligible for general, non-practising or limited registration if you are:

  • qualified for registration in the relevant health profession
  • not disqualified under law from applying or being registered
  • meet any other requirements stated in the registration standard.

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


One year.


30 November.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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

Act(s) name

Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (WA) Act 2010 Western Australia

Additional information

Registration as a Chinese Practitioner is divided into three divisions:

  • Acupuncture
  • Chinese herbal medicine
  • Chinese herbal dispensing.

If you intend on registering more than one division you will have to make an additional application and pay additional fees.

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:

Enquiries, AHPRA Western Australia

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Operating address: Level 1
541 Hay Street
Western Australia 6008
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9958
Perth, Western Australia 6001
Phone: 1300 419 495
Website: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Opens in new window)