You may need to apply for or renew a practising certificate if you have lost contact, you are returning to practise after an extended absence, or are going overseas. You can also update your practising status or other details, or quickly and easily register online.
Returning to practise after an absence
If you wish to return to practise after an absence of three or more years, the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 that you are competent to practise before issuing a Practising Certificate.
Best Practice guidelines
Access the Board’s best practice guidelines, the Code of Ethics, the Family Courts Practice Note, and other information.
Cultural competence involves possessing the skills to perform psychological tasks while recognising diverse world views.
Competence Reviews are conducted for the purpose of assessing a psychologist’s current competence.
Complaints and concerns
Access our guidelines for practitioners undergoing the complaints process. Read more about complaints and how they are managed.
Concerned about your own or a colleague’s current fitness to practice?
Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal
The Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal hears and determines charges against all types of health practitioners covered by the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act.