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General Information for Medical Practitioner Registration

Getting to know about registration policies and procedures

All medical practitioners (Local and Foreign) must be registered with MMC and issued a practicing licence before they can practise medicine in Myanmar.

Full registration

Local medical graduate refers to a Myanmar national holding M.B.,B.S degree awarded by any of the local medical universities recognized by the Myanmar Medical Council.

This group of doctors can apply for full registration upon fulfilling the existing criteria.

International Medical Graduates can also apply for full registration only if they are Myanmar nationals holding M.B.,B.S or equivalent degree awarded by any of foreign medical institutions recognized by the Myanmar Medical Council.

Doctors who do not meet the criteria for full registration may apply for limited registration, subject to existing criteria for limited registration.

Limited registration

To promote exchange of medical expertise, training and international collaboration, recognized medical specialists are eligible for limited registration for the following purposes:

  1. Visit by recognized experts

  2. Teaching and training programs

  3. Humanitarian missions

  4. Research


Learn more about procedure

Responsible hospital/health care institute or organization must apply for limited registration of foreign medical specialist/s with the required documents stated below:

  1. Curriculum vitae/Resume

  2. Certificate of good standing/Certificate of registration status

  3. Approval from Ministry of Health and Sports (MOHS) (only necessary for practice in government/public hospital)

  4. Recommendation letter from local specialist counterpart

How to apply registration and licencing?

There are three ways you can apply the registration and licencing.
Walk-in application

The medical council offers walk-in application service from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm weekdays, except weekends and public hollidays. Please check the requirements below.

Form download and submission

We provide all necessary forms to apply registration. The download link is avaliable 24/7 and you can download them free of charge under different types of registration.

Online direct application

We have started working on provision of online direct application service. We will let you know when service becomes available. Exciting to provide the service soon.

Requirements for new medical practitioner registration

The following are the requirements for new registration application. You need to bring one true copy of each document for all kinds of registration. Please don't forget anything and you can contact customer service for any questions and clarification.


New application form with your information filled You can download here.

Medical Degree Certificate

House Surgeon Completion Certificate

Certificate of Date of Birth (Age) issued by respective University of Medicine

National Citizenship Scrutiny Card

Color License Photo (With light blue background - 1.5' x 1.5')

Registration Fees - 20,000 kyats


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Application form download

We provide application form download link necessary for all types of application. After downloaded, you need to print downloaded form and fill it with your information. Then you must bring it to the council for 'Walk-in' and 'Form download and submission' application process.

For new registration

Form ID: NR01

This application form is valid only for applying all types of new registration except limited registration.


For renewal registration

Form ID: RR01

This application form is valid only for applying renewal registration except limited registration.


For Good Standing Certificate

Form ID: GS01

Good standing certificate can be applied by national registrar and valid practicing licence holders who are intending to go aboard for further study or employment.

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