Education for Trainees
Fellowship Education and Training
Education for IMGs
For Specialist International Medical Graduates who intend to work in Aotearoa New Zealand for a fixed period of time, for a specific purpose.
The Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)’s special purpose registration is a temporary form of registration for specific purposes.
- Special purpose locum tenens scope of practice is for doctors with an overseas specialist qualification on MCNZ's approved list , who have a job offer to work in Aotearoa New Zealand for 12 months or less
- Special purpose post graduate training registration is available for doctors looking to come to Aotearoa New Zealand on a temporary basis to gain experience and skills to take back to their home or sponsor country
For more information about special purpose scopes and to apply, visit the MCNZ website.