Regulatory and migration services for healthcare employers

By working with us to find the right doctor for your hospital roster or medical practice, you benefit from our in-house regulatory and migration services offered to both doctors directly and healthcare providers. We offer these services independently of Wavelength recruiting a role, so if you've found a doctor you wish to hire but need assistance with regulatory or migration details, we can help.

Our dedicated and trusted team of MARA registered migration agents navigate the complex regulatory and migration process, so you don’t have to. We are highly skilled at finding clear pathways for doctors to start jobs as soon as possible and are experienced in knowing the right time to provide the right documentation.

Find out more below, or contact us to discuss your options.

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What regulatory and migration services do we offer doctors and healthcare employers?

Our regulatory and migration expertise is offered to both doctors directly as well as healthcare employers who have found a doctor but need help with the regulatory and migration credentialing processes: 

  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA) registration
  • Medical College application
  • Area of Need application
  • District of Workforce Shortage (DWS) advice
  • Assistance with Primary Source Verification application (AMC & EPIC)
  • MCNZ applications, including Vocational, Provisional General and Locum Tenens
  • Medicare provider and prescriber numbers including 19AB exemptions and Academic exemptions
  • Immigration assistance for subclass 482 sponsorship, nomination and visa applications
  • Immigration assistance for employer-sponsored subclass 186 visa applications
  • Immigration assistance for other temporary and permanent visa options

What are the benefits of working with our regulatory and migration team?

  • Ensures 100% compliance with all regulatory and migration administrative requirements
  • Minimises processing time
  • Keeps you one step ahead as we understand the common issues and complications that arise and have the expertise to anticipate and resolve issues in advance
  • You are kept immediately up to date on any regulatory or migration changes thanks to our strong relationships with key contacts at regulatory bodies
  • Finds pathways for doctors you may not otherwise be able to employ

Meet the team



Claire Ponsford



Elinor Faulkner

Reg & Mig Team Leader

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Leiara Ferrett

Migration Agent

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Alex Graham

Migration Agent


Ebony Kouka

Regulatory Consultant

What our doctors and clients have to say

  • The team at Wavelength was so helpful in assisting me with the intricacies involved in finding work in another country. Nothing was too much trouble and I was kept informed at all stages. If, like me, you’re thinking of expanding your horizons I cannot recommend Wavelength highly enough to help you achieve your ambitions.

    Dr Rob
    Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Leiara has been wonderful in providing us with clear and comprehensive advice, helping us navigate the complex visa processes. Her communication skills are excellent, and she consistently responds promptly, even outside of regular working hours. She has even offered to speak with our London-based HR team outside of her working hours, which we greatly appreciate.

    In comparison to other immigration agencies we have worked with in the past, Leiara's attentiveness and customer focus are unparalleled.

    Thanks to Leiara for the outstanding service!

    Shannon Wood
    Operations Lead - GLAS Agency

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