Register as a Nurse or Midwife - Western Australia


You are required to be registered if you intend to practise as a nurse or midwife in Australia including roles such as:

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

Please note that the types of activities considered a part of nursing or midwifery 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 or non-practising if you are:

  • qualified for registration in the relevant health profession
  • not disqualified under law from applying, or being registered and
  • able to 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
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

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.

Enquiries, AHPRA Western Australia

Operating address: Level 1
541 Hay Street
Western Australia 6008
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9958
Perth, Western Australia 6001
Phone: 1300 419 495
Phone: 03 9275 9009
Website: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Opens in new window)