Authorisation to Self-Accredit Courses of Study - Australian Government


You will require this authorisation if you are a registered higher education provider and intend to self-accredit one or more courses of study.

A registered higher education provider can apply for a self-accrediting authority which effectively allows them to accredit new courses as they develop them.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for this authorisation you must:

  • Be a registered higher education provider; or
  • Registered in the Australian university provider category;.

You must also be established by a law of the Commonwealth, a State or Territory or registered as a company.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified on the authorisation.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

Fees are listed on the attached document.

Administering agency

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries

Mailing address: TEQSA GPO Box 1672
Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300739585
Fax: 1300739586