Australian Pharmacy Council


Please find below information on scheduling and enrolment for the Australian Pharmacy Council’s (APC):

  • Australian Intern Written Examination,
  • New Zealand Intern Written Examination,
  • Competency Assessment of Overseas Pharmacist examination (CAOP), and
  • Knowledge of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences examination.

Specific information regarding the requirements for these examinations is available on the APC website.

The APC Privacy Policy is also available on the APC website for your information.

Registration and Enrolment

To register for your examination please follow the steps below.

Registration for APC examinations can take some time to complete – please ensure you register well before the closing date. The APC cannot guarantee you a seat if you do not allow yourself enough time to complete all the steps below.

Step1: Determine if you require special accommodation.

If you do think you need special accommodation?

Submit a special accommodation application form to APC before you register for an examination.

Proceed to Step 2 if you do not need to apply for special accommodation.

Step 2: create an APC Registration ID before enrolling with Pearson VUE

If you are an Australian Intern Written Examination Candidate visit to create your APC Registration ID.

If you are a CAOP or KAPS candidate please email with:

  • your full name (as displayed on your photo identification),
  • the exam you wish to take (eg. KAPS or CAOP)
  • the date of the examination

the Australian Pharmacy Council will respond to you within 2 business days with your APC Registration ID.

Step 3: First-time test takers must create a Pearson VUE web account

Please note that account creation may require up to 24 hours. You will be notified by email when your account is activated.

Step 4: Log into your Pearson VUE web account and register for your examination

Please note that you will need a valid APC Registration ID to successfully complete the scheduling of your examination.


To contact Pearson VUE regarding changes or any problems you experience during the registration or booking process, please contact Pearson VUE at 1-800-023-095.

To contact APC regarding your examination, please visit or email

Last updated 2015-10-27