Required Documents

Which documents will I need to submit?

In this section, you will find a list of documents required to submit your application.

All identification and qualification documents must be high quality colour scans of original documents. If your documents are not in English, you must submit copies of the original documents as well as English translations conducted by a registered translation service.

Please note:

  • if any required documentation is missing, the application may be delayed  
  • we will contact you for additional documentation, if necessary
  • any documents supplied will not be returned
  • forged, altered or falsified documents will not be assessed and no refund will be provided.


Pay the correct fee at the time of submitting your application. Refer to Application Fee for Application Pricing List. Application fees are tax-inclusive. If you are not in Australia at the time of lodging the application, you may be exempt from paying GST for your application fees. If you show an Australian address on your application form, you must provide evidence to support your claim for GST exemption. Acceptable evidence includes:            

  • Statutory Declaration;
  • Notarial Certificate; OR 
  • Declaration signed by a Registered Migration Agent. 

The declaration or certificate must clearly state that you are not in Australia at the time of lodging the application.
  • Passport page showing your name, photo and date of birth
  • Evidence of name change (if applicable)
  • One recent passport size photograph
For each qualification that you provide for assessment:
  • Qualification award certificate
  • Full academic transcript showing subjects studied and marks/grades awarded

Documents

All documents must be high quality colour copies of the original documents. If your documents are not in English, you must submit copies of the original documents as well as English translations conducted by a registered translation service.

Note: Additional requirements apply for qualifications obtained from the following regions and countries: Europe, Pakistan, Nigeria, Philippines, and the People’s Republic of China.


Additional requirements

Applicants with European qualifications should supply Diploma Supplements if available. Generally, these are only issued by educational institutions from countries participating in the Bologna Process.
A verified copy of the award certificate and full academic transcript must be sent in a sealed envelope from the awarding body directly to VETASSESS.
A copy of the award certificate and full academic transcript attested by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan must be provided.
Please supply evidence of passing the Professional Regulation Commission's Licensure Examinations if applicable.
Most qualifications awarded by University Colleges and Institutes in Lebanon require evidence of approval by the Equivalence Committee of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education. Please supply this evidence confirming equivalency to a qualification awarded by a Lebanese university.
Qualifications that have been awarded by educational institutions in China must be verified by the Qualification Verification service at VETASSESS. You can read more about the Chinese Qualifications Verification process at http://www.vetassess.com.au/skills-assessment-for-migration/chinese-qualifications-verification.