National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2007 - Australian Government

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this code if you are registered with the CRICOS (Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students) and intend to provide education and training to overseas students. Only CRICOS courses can be offered to international students studying in Australia on a student visa.

The purpose of this code is to provide nationally consistent standards for the conduct of registered CRICOS providers, the conduct of persons who deliver educational services on behalf of registered providers and the registration of their courses.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Education and Training
Higher Education, Research and International

Act(s) name

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Education Providers Registration (Overseas Students) Regulations 2001 (Australian Government)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Department of Education and Training
Higher Education, Research and International

Mailing address:
PO BOX 9880
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601



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