Applicants who meet the qualification requirements for registration as a teacher in Victoria should apply for registration as a teacher.
To apply you are required to complete an online application for teacher registration and submit it to the Institute electronically.
Please read this information before completing your application.
Find out more about the Application for Teacher Registration (PDF - 1 MB)
Qualification for Teacher Registration Policy 2013 (PDF - 96 KB), approved by the Minister for in September 2013. All persons who apply after 1 September 2013 are subject to the 2013 policy.
Your application can be finalised only when you provide all required documents and pay the required application fee. Please refer to the Registration process.
If your application is approved, you will be granted either provisional or full registration.
Provisional Registration is granted for a period of 2 years. During this time, the teacher is expected to provide evidence that they have achieved the standards of professional practice required for full registration. The approved Standards of Professional Practice for Full Registration (PDF - 1.49 MB) for teachers in Victoria describe the characteristics of effective teaching and establish the essential components of teachers' knowledge and practice.
Full registration is granted for a period to 30 September. Teachers are then able to renew their registration annually on 30 September each year.
Further information about the renewal process.