Approval of Overseas Student Exchange Organisations - Victoria

Description

You will require this approval if you intend to establish an overseas student exchange organisation that offers student exchange programs into and out of Victoria. A student exchange organisation has the purpose of broadening students' educational experiences and inter-cultural understanding.

This approval applies to exchanges for secondary school programs only. An exchange organisation allows overseas students to study within Victoria for a period ranging from twenty-nine days up to one year.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

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 this approval you must:

  • meet certain Commonwealth standards
  • be a suitable school, person, or organisation
  • correctly complete an application form and provide the required documentation
  • be willing to abide by any conditions or restrictions placed on your approval by the Agency
  • pay any required fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Up to 6 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $509.00

Fees for 2017.

Apply Application -

Further fees will vary according to the number of students. Please consult the responsible agency for more information.

Apply Examination $2036.00

Initial assessment. Fees for 2017.

General Examination $2036.00

Half term review. Fees for 2017.

Application process

Apply

Please lodge your application form, fees and any associated documents directly with the Agency.

Approval time

You must apply at least six months before the intended date of enrolment for the overseas students, although approval can take up to five years.

Administering agency

Department of Education and Training

Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority

Contact details

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

General Enquiries

Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority

Department of Education and Training

Operating address: Upper ground floor 4
2 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2317
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Fax: 03 9032 1579
Other: 03 9637 2806
Email: vrqa@edumail.vic.gov.au
Website: http://www.vrqa.vic.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx (Opens in new window)