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Ensuring Justice, Maintaining Professionalism, Protecting the Public

Registration of Medical Practitioners

Registration Requirements

Any person wishing to practise medicine, surgery or midwifery in Hong Kong is required to apply for registration with the Medical Council in accordance with the provisions of the Medical Registration Ordinance.   There are various types of registration under the General Register, which include:-

A registered medical practitioner may apply for specialist registration with the Medical Council to have his / her name included in the Specialist Register under a particular specialty. 

The lists of persons whose names appear in the General Register and the Specialist Register are published in the website of the Medical Council for reference by members of the public.  The lists are also published in the Government Gazette.