Most overseas doctors need to pass the NZREX to obtain registration with the Medical council of New Zealand.
On successful completion, the candidate can apply for jobs and obtain provisional registration.
NZREX tests clinical skills and knowledge at the level required of the sixth year student (trainee intern) on graduation from a New Zealand medical school.
In many cases, the overseas doctors need to pass NZREX and be eligible for registration before they can apply for Permanent Residence in New Zealand under points system.
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