Surrender of registration or permission to teach

If you wish to surrender your QCT registration or permission to teach, please return your certificate of registration or permission to teach (if applicable) to the QCT. You must also send a letter or email to .

Include in the email or letter your:

  • registration number
  • full name
  • date of birth
  • nominated surrender date (if not specified, surrender will be actioned as soon as possible after email received)


Maintaining your registration

If you do not maintain your registration as a teacher in Queensland:

  • you will not be entitled to seek employment as a classroom teacher in any state or non-state school in Queensland
  • a reapplication for registration will be subject to completion of a new application form and a reassessment of your qualifications and suitability to teach
  • you will be required to pay an application fee
  • if you are offered employment as a teacher while you are unregistered, you will not be able to commence teaching until the reapplication has been approved. You should allow up to four weeks for processing.


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