Notice of change to AITSL Assessment for Migration Fee Structure effective 1 September 2021
In addition to a passport, two more identity documents will be required for applications starting 1 September 2021. Applicants can submit birth certificates, national identity cards and official photo bearing documents.
The Assessment for Migration Office will be closed from 25 December and re-opening on 4 January 2021 for the holidays. Please note that assessments may take longer than the estimated 10 to 12 weeks due to the holiday closure.
Information for applicants who studied some or all of their final year of initial teacher education during 2020 has been published.
AITSL's processing times have changed. Assessments are now estimated to take between 10 to 12 weeks to complete.
Notice of change to AITSL Assessment for Migration Fee Structure effective 1 July 2020
2 December 2019
The Assessment for Migration Office will be closed from midday 24 December and re-opening on 2 January 2020 for the holidays. Please note that assessments may take longer than the estimated 10 weeks due to increasing number of applications and the holiday closure.
The Application Guide has been updated to ensure that requirements for submitting evidence in support of applications is clearer and easier to understand.
31 October 2019
AITSL is no longer offering a phone enquiry service. All communication will be through email [email protected] or the Applicant portal for current applications.
1 May 2019
Paper-based applications no longer accepted. All applications must be lodged online via the Applicant portal.
1 April 2019
Notice of change to AITSL Assessment for Migration Fee Structure effective 1 July 2019
26 March 2019
Online Applicant portal launched, applications can now be done online. Paper-based applications accepted until 30 April 2019. Updated Application Guide and new Portal User Guide published to support online applications. New checklists containing assessment criteria for each occupation have been published.
24 December 2018
Please note that the AITSL Assessment for Migration office will be closing on Monday 24 December 2018 and will re-open Wednesday 2 January 2019. During this time you will still be able to post your migration skills assessment application and this will be retrieved and processed as soon as possible upon our return. Any enquiries during this closure period will be responded to after we re-open on 2 January 2019. We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
2 May 2018
Update to Assessment for Migration Application Guide and Form
29 March 2018
Notice of change to AITSL Assessment for Migration Fee Structure effective 1 July 2018
9 March 2018
Updated ‘Application Guide and Forms’ for each occupation have been published. The new documents include a single change in the declaration page to specifically identify the nominated occupation.
25 July 2017 - Notice regarding update to Assessment for Migration website and application forms
24 April 2017 - Notice regarding changes to Australia's skilled migration program
1 April 2017 - Notice of change to AITSL Assessment for Migration Fee Structure effective 1 July 2017
22 April 2016 - Changes to Professional criterion for Early Childhood (Pre-primary school) Teacher
22 April 2016 - Changes to English language criterion for all school teacher occupations