To work in New Zealand as a doctor, you need to register with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ). Registration is relatively straightforward and the website of the MCNZ will guide you to the entire process through a self assessment where depending on your pathway, a different procedure will be indicated.
There are three different pathways:
If English is not your first language you may first need to sit the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
Summary of the registration process:
The registration process is expected to take 20 working days or longer depending on the pathway and many other factors. MCNZ will begin processing your application after they have:
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