Teacher Registration - South Australia


You will need this registration if you intend to practice as a teacher in a government or registered non-government pre-primary, primary or secondary school in South Australia.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

In order to be eligible for registration as a teacher in South Australia, you must:

  • Have the relevant qualifications and professional experience prescribed by the regulations and the relevant agency
  • have conducted a working with children check in the past 5 years
  • be a fit and proper persons
  • be not otherwise prohibited to practice as a teacher.

Please contact the relevant agency for more eligibility requirements.


The registration remains in force for a period of 5 years, subject to any conditions placed on the registration by the relevant agency.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $175.00 Fees for 2021-22
Apply Inspection All $130.00

Assessment. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Licence All -

Annual fee:

  • One year (or less) - $110
  • Two years - $220
  • Three years - $330
  • Four years - $440
  • Five years - $550

Fees for 2021-22

General Miscellaneous All $25.00

Nationally coordinated criminal history check. Fees for 2021-22

Renew Renewal All $100.00 Fees for 2021-22

Application process


The application process for registration and the requisite supporting documentation you will need to submit with your application will vary depending on your circumstances, please contact the agency for More information.

Administering agency

Teachers Registration Board of South Australia

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Teachers Registration Board of South Australia

South Australia
Operating address: Level 6
70 Pirie Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Mailing address: PO BOX 3649
Rundle Mall, South Australia 5000
Phone: 08 8226 2666
Fax: 08 8226 2667
Email: info@trb.sa.edu.au
Website: Teachers Registration Board of South Australia (Opens in new window)