PTAP Supporting Documentation Checklist

Documentation MUST be uploaded to your PTAP application by close of applications

Mandatory documentation required for ALL applications

Certified copy of a letter from graduating university that includes a Medical Internship Placement Number (MIPN) and confirms the applicant’s commencement date, final year of study and expected date of completion of medical degree. Copy is to be certified by a registered Justice of Peace and the registration will be checked by HETI against Attorney Generals’ and Department of Justice registers.

Certified copy of Australian Citizenship Certificate or Australian Passport or New Zealand Citizenship Certificate or New Zealand Passport or Australian Permanent Visa or current Australian Student Visa or Australian Visa that allows holder to work unrestricted in Australia for duration of prevocational training.

Applicants with electronic visas are to supply a certified copy of their passport AND a print out of the electronic visa. HETI will verify visas with the Australian Government’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

Please note that Australian Citizens who do not have an Australian Citizenship Certificate or Australian Passport can prove their citizenship by providing a certified copy of: Australian full birth certificate (if born on or before 19 August 1986), OR Australian full birth certificate (if born on or after 20 August 1986) together with proof that at least one parent was either an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident at time of birth.

Copies are to be certified by a registered Justice of Peace and the registration will be checked by HETI against Attorney Generals’ and Department of Justice registers.

Medical Board of Australia’s English Language Skills Registration Standard

If you have completed secondary school in English in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or the USA you must provide certified evidence of your secondary school qualification eg: higher school certificate or diploma (not a statement of results).

If you have completed secondary school in a country not listed above, regardless of the language, you must provide a certified copy of English language skills test results with a minimum score of 7 in each the four components at one sitting (or equivalent) that either.

  • Taken within two years of the date you will start prevocational training in NSW

OR

  • No older than 2 years as at the time of becoming an enrolled student and you remained continuously enrolled as a student

Please see Medical Board of Australia registration standards for full details (http://www.medicalboard.gov.au/Registration-Standards.aspx),

Additional documentation required for some applicants

Aboriginal Medical Workforce pathway – Completed application form (available from HETI website) and certified documents that address the requirements.

Catagory 3 Applicant's Administration Fee - Enter BPAY payment number in PTAP application

Extenuating Circumstances – Completed Extenuating Circumstances application form (available on HETI website); brief covering letter to clearly state the reason for the application against the criteria; certified documents that provide evidence to support applicant's claims and that address the criteria.

Extenuating Circumstances Administration Fee - Enter BPAY payment number in PTAP application