National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2017 - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with this code if you are registered with the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) 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.

Act(s) name

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 AG

Regulation(s) name

Administering agency

Department of Education and Training

Higher Education, Research and International

Contact details

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General Enquiries

Higher Education, Research and International

Department of Education and Training

Mailing address: PO BOX 9880
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 1300 615 262