Applications can be accepted from temporary residents (who hold a 457, 482, 491, 494 or 820 visa subclass) who obtained their primary medical qualification in Australia or New Zealand. However, the following additional documentation is required:
- Evidence of an active Australian permanent residency application; OR
- Completion of the ‘Temporary resident applicant declaration’ stating that you will gain Australian permanent residency prior to the completing the AGPT Program.
If you are not yet an Australian permanent resident, it is your responsibility to ensure that your current visa allows you to work as an AGPT registrar.
Are you an overseas-trained doctor?
Overseas-trained doctors residing on a temporary visa are ineligible for the AGPT Program, unless they receive Australian permanent residency prior to the close of applications.
Use the AGPT Program Eligibility Flow Chart in the AGPT Eligibility Guidelines to self-assess eligibility status.