National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students - 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.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Education Providers Registration (Overseas Students) Regulations 2001 Australian Government

National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Education, Skills and Employment

International Education

Contact details

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General Enquiries

International Education

Department of Education, Skills and Employment

Operating address: 50 Marcus Clarke Street
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9880
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 1300 615 262
Website: International Education (Opens in new window)