Who can I sit PESCI with?

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This is a FAQ BLOG and you can refer to our PESCI blog here.

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Date Updated: 2024-02-13

We understand we have a lot of doctors eligible for Limited or Provisional AHPRA Registration that require a PESCI to achieve AHPRA Registration.  

We want to keep all of you up to date on any PESCI changes and who you can sit a PESCI with!

Can I sit PESCI with HWAV? 

HWAV have not conducted PESCI’s since 21/12/2018.

What PESCI provider can I sit with? 

You can sit a PESCI with ACRRM, IME or RACGP. 

If you are eligible or currently holding Limited or Provisional AHPRA Registration, you will be required to sit for a PESCI prior to working as a General Practitioner at the practice. 

ACRRM PESCI 

ACRRM offers PESCIs online only. ACRRM currently does not provide face-to-face PESCIs. 

How long you will have to book in advance for a PESCI will depend on the state in which you are requesting an interview. 

As part of your application for a PESCI, you will need to provide the following: 

  • Proof of a Medical Qualification as listed on International Medical Education Directory (IMED)
  • Proof of AMC CAT MCQ Examination Assessment Performance or an Eligibility to Apply for Provisional Registration through the Competent Authority Pathway
  • Proof of Current Job Offer in an Area of Need (AON) or Distribution Priority Area (DPA)
  • ACRRM CV
  • Certified Copy of your Passport
  • ACRRM Position Description
  • PESCI Agreement
  • Training Plan – if applying for Limited Registration – Postgraduate Training and Supervised Practice

IME PESCI 

IME offers PESCIs for all practice locations.  Interviews are held at IME’s headquarters at Gold Coast, QLD. Virtual interviews are also available. 

They are assigned less than 4 weeks after the submission of a completed application.

As part of your application for a PESCI, you will need to provide the following:

  • Proof of a Medical Qualification as listed on International Medical Education Directory (IMED)
  • Proof of AMC CAT MCQ Examination Assessment Performance or Eligibility for Provisional Registration through the Competent Authority Pathway
  • Proof of Current Job Offer in an Australian General Practice
  • IME CV
  • Certified Copy of Your Passport
  • IME Position Description
  • Training Plan – if applying for Limited Registration – Postgraduate Training and Supervised Practice

RACGP PESCI 

RACGP provides PESCI to all states of Australia. All PESCI’s are conducted online. RACGP currently does not offer face-to-face interviews.

Interviews are generally available within 4 weeks depending on the number of interview requests.

As part of your application for a PESCI, you will need to provide the following documents: 

  • Proof of AMC CAT MCQ Examination Assessment Performance or Eligibility for Provisional Registration through the Competent Authority Pathway
  • RACGP CV
  • RACGP Position Description
  • RACGP Signed PESCI Applicant declaration form
  • AHPRA Supervised Practice Plan (SPPA-30) for each job offer


Need help with your documents? Contact us at help@peoplemedical.com.au or click the button below and our team will be happy to help you!

We Can Help You

Here at People Medical Consulting, we have a passion for guiding medical practitioners through their career pathways to Australia. We have extensive experience in assisting medical facilities in recruiting doctors from local and overseas who will best suit their requirements.

We provide Document Assistance for those requiring support for their PESCI with IME, ACRRM or RACGP, registration and all other mandatory AHPRA requirements, fellowship program related forms and letters, application for Medicare provider and prescriber numbers, application for 19AB or 19AA exemptions and preparation of employment documents.

If you want to talk to someone about your pathway or practice management—book a consultation with us below, or if you need Recruitment or Document Assistance, contact us at help@peoplemedical.com.au or click the buttons below. We’d be glad to help you!

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