OET results are accepted as proof of English language skills by healthcare boards and councils, the Australian Department of Home Affairs, Immigration New Zealand and healthcare educators.
Proof of your English language skills
Below is a list of organisations that recognise OET results as proof of English language proficiency. Please check with the organisation you are applying to regarding the OET grade(s) they will accept.
Department of Home Affairs
The Department of Home Affairs recognises OET for various visa categories including skilled migration and student visas.
Healthcare Boards & Councils
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
National agency responsible for the registration and accreditation of 14 health professions in Australia. Visit www.ahpra.gov.au for more information.
The following AHPRA Boards recognise OET:
Other Boards and Councils
Universities and Education
- ALACC Health College, Australia
- Australian Catholic University
- Australian College of Nursing
- Box Hill Institute
- Chisholm Institute
- Curtin University
- CQ University
- Deakin University
- Edith Cowan University
- EQUALS International (Aust) Pty Ltd
- Federation University
- Flinders University
- Gordon Institute of TAFE
Immigration New Zealand
Immigration New Zealand recognises OET for most visa categories. Candidates can find more information by visiting www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas