Teacher Registration - Victoria

Service summary

You are required to be registered as a teacher if you intend to teach in a Victoria.

All school teachers and principals (who have previously been employed as a teacher) working in government and independent schools are required to be registered.

Registration types:

  • Teacher Registration - Full: people who undertake duties which include the delivery of an educational programme and who meet all qualification requirements.
  • Teacher Registration - Provisional: people who undertake all duties of a fully registered Teacher, yet do not meet the standard required of professional teachers. This for of registration is usually used by teachers who have recently entered the workforce.
  • Early Childhood Teacher Registration - Full: people who undertake duties as a pre-school or kindergarten teacher and who meets all the qualification requirements.
  • Early Childhood Teacher Registration - Provisional: people who undertake all duties of a fully registered Early Childhood Teacher, yet do not meet the standard required of professional teachers. This is usually used by teachers who have recently entered the workforce.
  • Permission to Teach: people who do not meet the requirements of Teacher Registration but possess the appropriate skills and experience to teach. This permission is for those who are committed to becoming a member of the teaching profession and have made progress toward becoming a registered Teacher.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for any of the registration categories, you will have to fulfil the appropriate qualifications and requirements. Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Expiry

Full registration and early childhood registration must be annually renewed on 30 September each year.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$124.00

Initial registration (applicants with Victorian qualifications) / permission to teach. Fees for 2016-17.

Licence

Annual registration if paid by 30 September 2015: $93; Annual registration if paid from 1 October to 31 December 2015: $124. Fees for 2016-17.

Application$144.00

Initial registration (applicants with interstate or overseas qualifications) / permission to teach. Fees for 2016-17.

Application$93.00Early childhood teacher registration. Fees for 2016-17.
Application$22.00Early childhood registration as a second registration. Fees for 2016-17.
RenewDuplicate Certificate$22.00

Fees for 2016-17.

GeneralMiscellaneous$53.00

Criminal record check. Fees for 2016-17.

Administering agency

Victorian Institute of Teaching

Act(s) name

Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Victoria)

Contact details

Contact Officer
Victorian Institute of Teaching


Operating address:
Level 9, 628 Bourke Street
Melbourne
Victoria 3000
Mailing address:
PO Box 531, Collins Street West
Melbourne
Victoria 8007

Phone:

1300888067

Fax:

03 86015801
vit@vit.vic.edu.au

Website:

http://www.vit.vic.edu.au Opens in a new browser window

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