OET results are accepted as proof of English language skills in the UK, the USA, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Dubai, Singapore, Malta, Maldives, Qatar, Namibia and Ukraine.

Recognise OET

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.

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Department of Home Affairs (OET on paper only)
The Department of Home Affairs recognises OET for various visa categories including skilled migration and student visas.

Immigration SA, Department for Trade, Tourism and Investment

NSW Department of Industry

Western Australia, Department of Training and Workforce Development – Migration Services

Healthcare Boards & Councils

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency – Ahpra (OET on paper only)
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


TAFEs and Higher Education Institutes


  • CORU
    A multi-profession health regulator for dietitians, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, radiographers and radiation therapists, speech therapists and optometrists.