According to the “Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA)”, Hong Kong permanent residents may submit the supporting documents for application to sit the National Qualification Examination for Doctors (Traditional Chinese Medicine) through the Secretariat of the Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong if:
(1) they have acquired a full-time Chinese medicine undergraduate degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Baptist University or the University of Hong Kong and are legally eligible to practise in Hong Kong; and
(2) they have completed one year’s internship in a level III traditional Chinese medicine hospital in the Mainland, and have passed the performance test; or that they have been licensed to practise in Hong Kong for more than one year with a valid practising certificate after acquiring the aforementioned academic qualification and the eligibility to practise in Hong Kong.
For those who intend to apply to sit the National Qualification Examination for Doctors, they can refer to the relevant information on the website of the National Medical Examination Centre and submit their applications online by the prescribed deadline, and then submit the supporting documents in person to the Secretariat of the Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong before a stipulated date for onward submission to the National Medical Examination Centre in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province.
For arrangements for each National Qualification Examination for Doctors, the Secretariat would issue announcement on the “What’s New” page of the website of the Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong in due course.