For employers of international medical graduates

Learn how to sponsor and employ an international medical graduate in your medical practice, including where to go for support.

About international medical graduates

An international medical graduate is a doctor who: 

  • got their degree outside of Australia or New Zealand
  • enrolled in a degree in Australia or New Zealand as a temporary resident.

Check your eligibility for employing an international medical graduate in your practice.

Employing an international medical graduate

Special conditions apply to international medical graduates. You will need to arrange supervision for your international medical graduate and they will be subject to Medicare billing restrictions.

Learn about how to seek and hire an international medical graduate.

Supporting an international medical graduate

Moving to, and working in, Australia is a big step for an international medical graduate. 

Learn how you can support an international medical graduate starting work in Australia.

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