Guide to getting registered

Make sure you register before you complete your studies

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In order to ensure the process of transitioning to practice runs as smoothly as possible, it's important to make the time to get registered and ready to practice, well before you start your final exams and assessment. 

This handy Guide outlines the steps involved including:

  • getting registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA);
  • obtaining a Medicare provider number;
  • obtaining a PBS prescriber number, prescribing pads and paper, and
  • everything else you need to know.

Download the Guide to Getting Registered now!

Optometry Victoria's Immediate Graduate membership

Once you've completed your studies, don't forget to update your membership with Optometry Victotria to Immediate Graduate membership. It's free for six months and includes full Professional Indemnity Insurance, and much more!   


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