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Allows an allied health professional with the relevant professional qualification (equivalent to a degree) to engage in training, teaching, or research in his profession.

Temporary registration (service) for Diagnostic Radiographers

Diagnostic Radiographers who meet the eligibility criteria as specified below will be eligible for Temporary registration. 

Eligibility criteria:

1. Applicants must hold a relevant professional qualification (equivalent to a degree).
2. Applicants must have an offer of employment from one of the following catergories of employers in Singapore. Other employers will be considered on a case-by-case basis according to the readiness review application submitted.

  • Restructured Hospitals and National Specialist Centres
  • Private Hospitals; and
  • Polyclinics

3. Applicants must have passed their National Licensure Examination in their country of training and/or practice (where applicable).
4. Applicants must have passed the NEA R1 examination.
5. Applicants who had attempted Qualifying Examination (QE) once and failed (please note that the maximum attempts for QE is 2) may continue to be eligible for Temporary registration.

The conditions imposed on Temporary registration are as follows:

  1. Temporary registration can be granted for a period of 2 years; and may be renewed annually up to two times thereafter.
  2. Supervision Intensity is at Level 1 throughout the period of Temporary registration i.e. 4 hours/week for the 1st month and 4 hours/fortnight for the remaining supervision period.
  3. A change of employer is only allowed once during the Temporary registration period.  A new registration application and corresponding fees are to be submitted for a change request.
  4. Temporary registration will not be renewed if the Temporary registrant fails the QE on his/her second attempt.
  5. Conversion to Conditional registration is allowed at any time during the Temporary registration period upon fulfilling the following conditions:
  • Passing the QE
  • Completing the case assignments
  • Satisfactory Supervisor Assessment Reports

Upon conversion to Conditional registration, the following conditions need to be fulfilled prior to being eligible for Full Registration:

  1. Complete 2 years of supervised practice (Supervision intensity during Conditional registration will depend on the outcome of the Supervisors Assessment Reports submitted during Temporary registration)
  2. Meeting the AHPC English Language Proficiency requirements


Last Updated :  19 Feb 2017 16:39