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Commencing on the pathway


Last updated 13 September 2022

Information for applicants

The GPE Pathway recognises the skills and knowledge acquired via work experience in Australian and/or overseas general practice.

Applicants for the GPE Pathway are required to have their general practice experience assessed.

Before applying, you should read the GPE Pathway policies including the Assessment of General Practice Experience Policy which outlines what the RACGP Assessors take into account when reviewing applications.


Log in to the RACGP website using your existing details or create an RACGP ID number.

Select what experience you would like to have assessed. If you are working / have only worked overseas, select “Overseas”. If you have worked overseas and in Australia, and would like both assessed, select “Overseas and Australian”. If you only wish to have time worked in general practice in Australia assessed, select “Australian”.

Pay for your assessment. You will need to pay for your assessment before you proceed to the application form. The RACGP accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express.

General practice assessment fees – From 1 July 2018

Assessment type

Non-Member assessment fees

Member assessment fees

Assessment of overseas general practice experience



Assessment of overseas and Australian general practice experience



Assessment of Australian general practice experience




Complete the general practice experience application. From time of payment, you have six months to complete the online assessment form. You will need to complete all sections to submit the application form; please refer to the assessment of general practice experience guidance document for further details. 

Your assessment is reviewed by RACGP staff and then referred for assessment by the RACGP Assessors.

At any point if further information, documentation or clarification is required, you will be contacted via email.

You will be able to log into your application, update your application and resubmit your application.

Once the assessment is complete you will receive an email with an attachment of your outcome. If you have the met the exam eligibility requirements you will be able to proceed to enrol in the RACGP Fellowship assessments.

For further information regarding the online GPE application platform, call 1800 626 901 or email educationsupport@racgp.org.au.


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