International Medical Graduates

International Medical Graduates (IMGs) with formal postgraduate specialty qualifications, seeking registration in Australia are advised to lodge an application for assessment as a specialist through the Australian Medical Council (AMC). The AMC will provide information about registration for doctors whose primary medical qualifications and/or specialist qualification are not recognised in Australia.


Contact Details: 

The Australian Medical Council - (AMC)

PO Box 4810

Kingston ACT 2604

Tel: +61 2 6270 9709

Fax: +61 2 6270 9799



Please visit the AMC website for further information regarding IMGs


The AMC will forward the application to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Department of International Medical Graduates Assessment. The Department of IMG Assessment will be able to provide you with any more details you may require.


Contact Details:

International Medical Graduates Department

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

College of Surgeons Gardens

Spring Street

Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: +61 3 9276 7453



Please visit the College website for further information regarding IMGs


Should you need any information regarding the Fellowship examination for Surgical Education & Training such as curriculum and fees please contact the International Medical Graduates Department.