The Medical Council of New Zealand does not conduct this test. The Council may grant you exemption from this requirement if your first language/mother tongue is English and you have been educated and employed as a doctor in an English-speaking environment If you are not eligible for exemption, you should have achieved a Pass within the last two years in one of the following:
♦ TOEFL - In the computer based test an over all grade of 230, including grades of 50 for the tests of spoken English (TSE), taken separately, and 4.5 for the written essay in conjunction with USMLE step 1 and 2.
♦ Occupational English Test (OET) - administered by Australia.
We have discussed IELTS, TOFEL and OET in detail in separate chapters. If you want to know more about these tests, refer to those chapters.
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