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Overseas qualification recognition

If you are an overseas qualified professional, the department's Overseas Qualification Unit (OQU) can assist you have your qualifications assessed and recognised.

The Unit provides a general academic assessment that gives an indication of the general educational comparability in Australian terms. This assessment will not assist with occupational registration or licensing, but does assist with general employment.

The assessment does not assist those applying to work in a registered and/or licensed occupation or those who hold trade level qualifications. To find out more about the requirements for your occupation refer to page two of the Overseas Qualification Assessment Application Form attachment (PDF, 275KB).

To have your qualifications assessed, download the Application for Overseas Qualification Assessment form (PDF, 326KB).

Contact details

For more information please contact the Department of Education, Training and Employment:

Locked Mail Bag 527, Brisbane QLD 4001
Telephone: 1300 369 935

Last updated
Thursday, December 19, 2013