Can a practice ask a Doctor to repay their recruitment and/or migration costs?

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Date Updated: 2024-01-30

If a practice has sponsored a Doctor in their practice, they are not allowed to request repayment of the recruitment or the migration fees. Legally, the practice must bear all expenses related to recruitment and nomination applications.

For migration advice, we work with:

Chioma Amaechi
Migration Lawyer
CA Legal & Migration
P: 08 7078 7702

Camilla Saad – MARN: 1173200
Migration Agent
New Life Down Under
M: 0434 727 007
P: 08 6468 8766

Arnela Tolic
Immigration Lawyer
Tolic Lawyers
P: +612 8077 2562

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We provide Document Assistance for those requiring support for their PESCI with IME, ACRRM or RACGP, registration and all other mandatory AHPRA requirements, fellowship program related forms and letters, application for Medicare provider and prescriber numbers, application for 19AB or 19AA exemptions and preparation of employment documents.

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