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.

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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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Australia

Government

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

Universities

TAFEs and Higher Education Institutions

Canada

Healthcare Boards & Colleges 

Ireland

OET on paper only

Healthcare Boards & Councils

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

Maldives

All delivery modes

Healthcare Boards & Councils

Malta

Healthcare Boards & Councils

Namibia

OET on paper only

Healthcare Boards & Councils

Qatar

All delivery modes

Healthcare Providers

Singapore

OET on paper only

Healthcare Boards & Councils

Spain

Universities & Education

United Kingdom

Government

UK Visas and Immigration

OET is accepted for all Tier 2 UKVI visas for doctors, nurses, midwives and dentists, including the new Health and Care Visa which  sits within the Tier 2 (General).

Healthcare Boards & Councils

Universities & Education

NHS Hospitals & Trusts 

United Arab Emirates

OET on paper only

Healthcare Authorities

United States of America

Healthcare Boards & Councils