Apply for an overseas qualification assessment

The Overseas Qualifications Unit (OQU) assesses eligible qualifications gained overseas to determine their comparability with Australian standards.
Last updated: 2 December 2019

Apply for an overseas qualification by following these steps:

  • determine whether you are eligible for an assessment
  • prepare your supporting documents
  • submit your online OQU application

The OQU does not assess qualifications for migration purposes.

If you need a qualification assessment as part of an Australian visa application, call the Department of Immigration and Border Protection on 13 18 81.​  

For more information about the overseas qualification unit or the applications process visit website or call on 61 8 9224 6540.