Need help with an overseas qualification assessment?

​​​The Overseas Qualifications Unit (OQU) assesses eligible qualifications gained overseas to determine their comparability with Australian standards. 

​The OQU can assess post-secondary qualifications including:

  • formal technical and vocational qualifications (Certificate IV and above); and
  • formal higher education qualifications (bachel​or degree and above).

This is a free service available only ​to Western Australian residents.


​Overseas qualification assessment information session

7 February 2017

Migration Services will be visiting local libraries to provide information about the overseas qualification assessment service.

The information sessions are free to attend and open to everyone.

The sessions will be at the following locations:

Further dates and locations will be published on the events page when they are available.


​Closures over the Christmas holidays

11 December 2017

The Overseas Qualifications Unit office will be closed from 2.00 pm Friday 22 December 2017, reopening on Tuesday 2 January 2018.

No assessment outcomes will be sent during this time.

OQU Application