The process of applying for registration is the same regardless of an applicant’s intended registration category, however the information required will be different depending on their circumstances.
Please note that the process for applying for a grant of permission to teach differs from other registration types, as the applicant's employer must first initiate the application. Visit the Permission to teach page to find out more.
How to register
Click on the links below to find out more about each step.
Please note – teachers providing copies of documents in a language other than English must also provide translations prepared and certified as correct by a translator accredited by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters Ltd (NAATI).
How long does it take to register?
Most applications take between 4-6 weeks to assess once all documentation has been submitted. In some cases, applications may be assessed more quickly.
The following factsheets are available to assist teachers with understanding the registration process.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2023