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Registration

To legally practice medicine in Malaysia, medical practitioners are required to be registered with the Malaysian Medical Council. Through registration, the Council ensures that a medical practitioner has the knowledge, skill and competence levels to provide safe and effective treatment to the Malaysian public.

Examination for Provisional Registration (EPR)

Pursuant to Sections 12 (1)(aa) of the Medical Act 1971, EPR is for medical graduates from universities not listed in the Second Schedule of the Medical Act 1971.

Full Registration

  • Malaysian – Internship in Malaysia
  • Malaysian – Internship Abroad
  • Foreigner – Internship in Malaysia
  • Foreigner – Internship Abroad

Provisional Registration

Pursuant to Sections 12 and 13 of the Act, the Provisional Registration allows newly qualified practitioners to undertake the general clinical training needed for Full Registration under Section 14 of the Act.

National Specialist Register (NSR)

The Medical (Amendment) Act 2012 makes it a legal requirement for doctors wishing to practice as specialists to have their name entered on the National Specialist Register.

Examination for Provisional Registration (EPR)

  • Pursuant to the Medical Act 1971, you are required to register with the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) to practice medicine in Malaysia.
  • Pursuant to Sections 12 (1)(aa) of the Medical Act 1971, the Examination for Provisional Registration (EPR) is for medical graduates from universities not listed in the Second Schedule of the Medical Act 1971. Provision for EPR is entailed in the Medical (Settings of Examination for Provisional Registration) Regulations 2015.

Provisional Registration

  • Pursuant to the Medical Act 1971, you are required to register with the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) to practice medicine in Malaysia. Hence, your application should be submitted prior to your medical practice.
  • Pursuant to Sections 12 and 13 of the Act, the Provisional Registration allows newly qualified practitioners to undertake the general clinical training needed for Full Registration under Section 14 of the Act.

Full Registration

The Evaluation Committee of the Malaysian Medical Council (“Council”) is constituted under section 4E of the Medical (Amendment) Act 2012 and section 3 of the First Schedule of the Medical Act 1973 (“Act”) for the “purpose of evaluation and registration of medical practitioners” in accordance with the Council’s power under section 4A of the Medical (Amendment) Act 2012 “to approve or refuse any application for registration or certification in accordance with this Act or Regulations.”