Am I eligible to apply?

How to know if you're eligible to apply for the AGPT program


Eligibility for the AGPT program is determined by the Department of Health in relation to your:

  • Citizenship status
  • Primary medical qualifications
  • Medical registration.

NTGPE will offer 457 visa support to doctors trained overseas who are able to supply the following:

  • current CV
  • letter stating why they want to work as a GP and in the Northern Territory
  • a copy of primary medical certification in Australia or New Zealand
  • a current/active permanent residency application or a completed Statutory Declaration
  • a document that confirms when you have received, or expect to have, general medical registration.

For more information about AGPT eligibility requirements, go to