Required documents

If you plan to apply for a Skills Assessment, there are certain required documents that you must submit with your application.

Please note:

  • applications missing the required documents will be delayed.
  • we will contact you for additional documentation, if required.
  • documents will not be returned.

IMPORTANT: All identity, qualification and employment documents need to be submitted as colour scans of certified copies, or, if you are submitting the documents via post, as certified copies or original documents.

Checklist Notes
Applicant Declaration Download the SRG1 Application for Skills Assessment

Form should be completed and signed.
1 recent photograph Must be passport sized.
Certified copy of Birth certificate or passport Passport page must show applicant name, photo and date of birth.
Certified copy of Change of name If applicable.
Certified copy of Qualification Award If this is unavailable a statement of completion from the academic registrar may be accepted in lieu.

Read additional requirements below for individual countries.
Certified copy of Academic Transcript Must show subjects studied and marks/grades awarded in the original language.
Certified copy of Employment evidence Read employment evidence for more details of acceptable documentation.
485 visa applicants are not required to provide employment evidence.
Résumé / Curriculum Vitae Please click here for further information on information which should be included.
485 visa applicants are not required to provide employment evidence.
Certified English translations of all documents Should use a registered translation service, if documents have been issued in a language other than English.
Assessment fees Read more about fees & payment.

Additional requirements

Europe Please include ‘Diploma Supplement’ if one has been issued.

Most European universities have issued a Diploma Supplement automatically and free of charge to graduates from 2005. Supplying a Diploma Supplement provides a precise description of the applicant’s academic study.
Nigeria A verified copy of the award certificate and full academic transcript sent directly in a sealed envelope from the awarding body to VETASSESS.
Pakistan A verified copy of the award certificate and full academic transcript sent directly in a sealed envelope from the awarding body to VETASSESS.
People’s Republic of China Qualifications awarded in China must be verified by Qualifications Verification at VETASSESS. Please submit your qualification documents as outlined above. Note: Qualification documents do not need to be notarised or certified.

Please click here for more information
Philippines Evidence of membership of a professional board in the relevant professional field may affect the outcome of an assessment of qualifications from the Philippines.

Applicants from the Philippines are asked to submit evidence of passing the Professional Regulation Commission’s Licensure Examinations in the relevant professional field as this may positively affect the assessment outcome.