NMBA Registration 2022/2023 – www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au

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NMBA Registration

Ready to begin your new career as a Registered Nurse RN in Australia? Nurses and midwives must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and meet the NMBA’s registration standards, in order to practice in Australia.

NMBA Registration types

The nursing and midwifery registration types are:

  • general registration
  • limited registration
  • non-practicing registration (see fact sheet to the right of the page)
  • student registration
  • provisional registration


Endorsement of the registration identifies practitioners with additional qualifications and specific expertise. The endorsements for nursing and midwifery are:

  • Nurse practitioner
  • Registered nurse – supply scheduled medicines (rural and isolated practice) 
    * Please note this endorsement is currently transitioning to retirement and will be discontinued in 2022.
  • Midwife – prescribe scheduled medicines

Enrolled nurse to registered nurse registration

Enrolled nurses can now apply for registration as registered nurses online. More information is available here.

NMBA Registration Requirements

All applicants for nursing and/or midwifery registration must meet a range of requirements to become eligible for registration. Registration standards define the requirements that applicants for registration or renewal of registration need to meet to be registered.

All applicants for registration (excludes student registration) must meet the requirements of the following mandatory registration standards:

  • Registration standard: Criminal history  
  • Registration standard: English language skills
  • Registration standard: Continuing professional development
  • Registration standard: Professional indemnity insurance arrangements 
  • Registration standard: Recency of practice

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