||Important things you need to know about working in New Zealand
New Zealand is made up of two islands – simply known as the North and the South islands as well as smaller islands. In Maori, New Zealand is also known as Aotearoa, which is usually translated into English as the Land of the Long White Cloud. The registration procedures are different for each of the 21 districts covering New Zealand, based on where you work in the country and whether you apply as a specialist or non-specialist.
While the benefits of living and working in the country are enormous the registration and immigration procedures can be complex. It’s our job to make it easy.
New Zealand’s world-class medical system means medical staff who want to work here must pass its strict standards of practice set by the royal practice colleges and the New Zealand Medical Council.
The criteria you need to meet include:
- Graduating from an approved medical school, or having worked 36 months consecutively in one of the following countries:
- Or having a higher specialist CCST from Australia, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom or the United States.
- Outstanding references testifying your excellent work history.