Notaries frequently assists doctors, nurses and general medical staff with the forms required by the Australian medical authorities.
Documents to be notarised include: –
•Medical degree certificates
The Notary will need to see all the original documents and photocopies of each. It is generally recommended that 3 copies of each document are required (1 each for AMC, AHPRA and the applicant’s hospital).
The notary public will usually require proof from a university that degree certificates were genuinely awarded, likewise with your FY1/FY2 certificates. They are able to phone up the GMC and get instant confirmation of registration.
A document to be certified for use in Australia usually requires the Notary Public to confirm that the document is certified as a true copy of the original as seen/sighted by the Notary.
Other documents may require a statement by the Notary Public that the applicant has appeared before the Notary, has been identified by the Notary, and has signed the document in the presence of the Notary.