Pharmacists must be registered with the Board, and meet the Board's registration standards in order to practise in Australia.
Frequently asked questions about the National Scheme are available on the AHPRA website. Comprehensive information about the registration process is also available.
Obligations of a registered pharmacist
Under the National Law, pharmacists have obligations they must meet in order to be registered and while practising.
This infographic shows the obligations of a registered pharmacist.
Obligations of a registered pharmacist - Infographic (429 KB,PDF), Word version (359 KB,DOCX)
The pharmacy registration types are:
- general registration
- limited registration:
- postgraduate training or supervised practice
- provisional registration
- non-practising registration
- student registration
Information for pharmacy interns with provisional registration seeking general registration:
Pharmacists who have become qualified outside of Australia or New Zealand and wish to apply for registration can find information on our overseas practitioner registration page.
Converting to new Registration types
The Pharmacy Registration Transition Plan shows how registration types in place in each State and Territory converted to the new registration types and endorsements under the National Law after 1 July 2010.