Submitting your examination application


Find a surgeon

The Find a Surgeon directory is a listing of active Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons who meet the requirements of the College's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program and have opted to be on the list. This list excludes retired or inactive Fellows.


Online Registration Form

Registrations for the following examinations are now open. Applications for these examinations will close at midday (AEDT) on Wednesday 5 December 2018. No late applications will be accepted.

  • February 2019 Clinical Examination
  • February 2019 Generic Surgical Science Examination
  • February 2019 Specialty Examinations (CSSP Written, OHNS ENT Specialty, Vascular Surgery Specialty)

Candidates are recommended to use either Firefox or Google Chrome browsers.
If you have any problems registering online, please email the Examinations Department in the first instance, including screen shots where possible.

Conduct of Examinations policies

Please be aware the policy governing your exam may have been updated and are now available for review here. The Withdrawal and Refunds clause in each policy is the most significant of these changes. Please note that 100% refunds are no longer available, even if you withdraw prior to the closing date. This change has been made to bring these policies into line with RACS' refund policies across all departments and reflects the administrative work involved in processing withdrawals and refunds.

Opening and Closing Dates

Please note that opening and closing dates will vary for each examination. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that they are aware of the correct dates for the examination(s) they are applying for.

Please see the Exam Dates and Locations page for details and dates.

Applications will open and close at 12.00pm (noon) Melbourne time on the specified day. Late registrations will not be accepted under any circumstances.

Confirmation of Registration

Candidates should receive an acknowledgement email within 5-10 minutes of registering. If this is not received, please contact the Examinations Department as soon as possible.

It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that they have successfully registered for the examination.


Payment is required in full at the time of registering for the exam. Applicants must ensure that funds for the full examination fee are available on the credit card supplied as this will be charged immediately. No other payment options are available.