Teacher Registration Fees
|Schedule of Fees||2015||2016|
|Registration application fee (Act, s14(2)(b)(iii))—|
|(a) for a person who holds a qualification from a higher education entity for a preservice teacher education program—|
|(i) approved by the college; and|
|(ii) successfully completed not more than 2 years before the application is made||nil||tba|
|(b) for another person||$94.25||tba|
|Permission to teach application fee (Act, s14(2)(b)(iii))||$94.25||tba|
|Criminal history check fee (Act, s14(2)(c) and s28(2)(c)(iii))||$26.00||tba|
|Registration fee (Act, s14(2)(b)(iv))||$121.40||tba|
|Permission to teach fee (Act, s14(2)(b)(iv))||$121.40||tba|
|Annual fee, for each registration year (Act, s66(1))||$78.15||tba|
|Fee for late payment of annual fee (Act, s66(4))||$26.60||tba|
|Restoration application fee (Act, s37(1)(b)(ii))||$73.75||tba|
|Fee for replacing registration certificate or certificate of permission to teach (Act, s63(2)(b))|
|(a) either or both of the following—|
(i) registration certificate;
(ii) registration card
|(b) certificate of permission to teach||$33.30||tba|
Pay your fees using our new online payment process
To pay your annual fee, please go to the fee payment page.
All fees are updated annually and published in Schedule 1 in the Education (Queensland College of Teachers) Regulation 2005.
Application for Teacher Registration fees
|Applicant with a current Blue Card||Applicant without a
|No Criminal History1||Criminal History||2015||2016||2015||2016||2015||2016|
Application for Teacher Registration Under Mutual Recognition
Application for Permission to Teach fees
- The compulsory fee for a national criminal history check is reduced where an applicant has no criminal history, holds a current blue card issued by the Public Safety Business Agency, and previously the Queensland Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian, and provides this information on the application. If a further national criminal history check is required you will be advised to pay an additional fee before your application will be processed.
- A graduate is a person who holds a qualification from a higher education entity for a preservice teacher education program –
- approved by the college; and
- successfully completed not more than 2 years before the application is made
The fee to apply for five-yearly renewal of teacher registration is the annual fee.
There is no late fee applicable at the end of the five year period of full registration. If the annual fee is not paid by a teacher’s registration end date then the fee that applies for an application for restoration is the annual fee PLUS the restoration fee. The restoration period is for the three months immediately following the registration end date.
Registration ends if not renewed or restored. Teachers wishing to teach in Queensland will need to reapply for registration.
|plus Restoration Fee||$73.75||tba|
Annual fee and the late fee (for other than renewing teachers)
The annual fee is payable every year and a fee notice is mailed approximately eight weeks prior to the registration end date. If the annual fee is not paid by the registration end date a late fee will be incurred. If the annual fee and/or the late fee are not paid by the due date on the Final Reminder notice the QCT is required to cancel registration and remove the person’s name from the Register of Teachers. Teachers wishing to teach in Queensland will need to reapply for registration.
|Replacement of Certificate||$33.30||tba|
|Letter of Professional Standing||$33.30||tba|