Dental practitioner assessments questions

I’m using a courier to submit my documents. What is the best address for me to use?

If you plan to use a courier to deliver your application, please contact the ADC via the contact us page for further advice. 

How do I certify my passport sized photograph?

Our Certification of Documents  guidelines provide further details on the correct certification of passport sized photographs.

Photographs are to be certified on the back of the photograph. The recognised authorised certifying officer must state:

"This photograph is a true likeness of (applicant's name)" and include the date of certification and the full name, signature and title of the authorising office"

The image must also meet the other requirements listed on the certification guidelines.

You can download a copy of the guidelines here

I’ve changed address. Do I need to let the ADC know?

It is your responsibility to notify the ADC of any changes to your contact information.

If you have changed your contact details, notify us as soon as possible using the Notification of change of contact details form. You can download the form here

The ADC will not accept responsibility for the non-receipt of correctly addressed emails, correspondence or other communications.

For applicants living in India, Africa or the Middle East, please allow four to six weeks for mail travel to and from Australia.

What do I need to provide to the ADC as a Public Sector Dental Workforce Scheme candidate?

If you are employed under the Public Sector Dental Workforce Scheme (PSDWS) you should submit an application for Initial Assessment of Professional Qualifications in General Dentistry and provide a letter from your Australian public sector employer, confirming you are currently employed in the PSDWS. You can download the application form here

You must also provide evidence of limited registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) clearly showing your registration status.

How do I find employment under the Public Sector Dental Workforce Scheme in Australia?

For information on employment in the under the Public Sector Dental Workforce Scheme please contact the state government health department in the state you wish to work.