This means the APS is the only body in Australia that can assess psychology qualifications for migration to Australia under these categories.
People seeking to migrate under the General Skilled Migration categories must have:
From 1 July 2015, the English language proficiency requirements for an assessment for the purpose of migration are aligned with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency registration standards for English language proficiency.
To meet the English language proficiency requirements you must achieve the required minimum scores in one of the following English language tests - IELTS Academic, PTE Academic or TOEFL iBT. Test results must have been obtained within the past two years from the date your APS Assessment application is lodged.
See FAQs on English Language proficiency for minimum scores and more information.
|1 June 2016 - 31 May 2017||Assessment fee|
Migration as a psychologist
Applying from within Australia
$1115.00 (inc GST)
Applying from outside Australia
$1013.64 (GST free)
PO Box 38
Flinders Lane VIC 8009
|Tel:||+61 3 8662 3300|
|Fax:||+61 3 9663 6177|
Please note: An assessment for the purpose of skilled migration under the categories of psychologist is separate to the assessment for registration purposes conducted by the Psychology Board of Australia.
The APS may also conduct a separate Assessment of Skilled Employment History.
Assessing qualifications is a complex process. The approximate processing time is eight weeks. The processing time may exceed eight weeks depending on the complexity of an individual's application and whether all the necessary documents have been provided.
If you still have any queries after reading the Guidelines and Procedures document, please see our frequently asked questions under the following categories:
For any further queries about an assessment of psychology qualifications, please contact the APS on +61 3 8662 3300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.