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Payments, fees and fines: Department of Education

How to make a payment, fee or fine, including different ways to pay.

How to make a payment

If you have used a service that has a fee, you will receive an invoice from us. There are a number of ways to pay this invoice.

Payments within Australia

If you are making a payment within Australia, you have the following options:

BPAY

Payment via internet or phone banking from your cheque or savings account. Note, your payment can take up to two days to clear.

Your Biller Code and 16 digit reference number can be found at the bottom of your invoice.

Pay online

Pay onlineExternal Link using your credit card details. We accept Visa, Mastercard or Union.

Electronic funds transfer (EFT)

Deposit your payment directly from any Australian account.

EFT payment within Australia
Bank account Department of Education and Training
BSB 033-881
Account number As shown on your invoice

Telephone payments

Pay securely over the phone by credit card with Visa, Mastercard or Union. You will need the reference number located at the bottom of your invoice.

Telephone 02 4949 9131 to make your payment.

Payments from outside Australia

If you are making a payment from outside Australia, you have the following option:

Telegraphic funds transfer

Payment can be made by telegraphic fund transfer into our bank account. Our account details are:

Telegraphic funds transfer: payments from outside Australia
Bank Westpac Banking Corporation, Victorian Government, Level 10, 360 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
Bank title Department of Education and Training
Branch number (BSB) 033-881
Account number As shown on your invoice
Swiftcode WPACAU2S
Purpose 'Insert student ID number and student name'

Our fees and fines

We charge fees and fines in accordance with all Victorian Government departments. This includes:

  • fees for services and regulatory purposes, including licensing and registering certain activities
  • fines for improper conduct, and to discourage unlawful behaviour.

Fees and fines are officially set and revised by their relevant legislation.

The Victorian Government has a policy of automatically indexing certain fees and fines each year for inflation, so that the value of those fees and fines is maintained.

The following list is an overview of the fees and fines we charge.

International education

Tuition fees and other chargesExternal Link for international students are published on the Victorian Government Schools International Student Program website.

Freedom of information (FOI)

Fees and access chargesExternal Link for FOI requests are published on the Victorian FOI website.

Human resource services

Charges for replacement PAYG summariesExternal Link are published in the Human Resources section of this website.

Children's services licensing

Fees and penaltiesExternal Link for children's services operating under the Victorian law are published in Victorian Children's Services section of this website.

Victorian Institute of Teaching

Registration fees and other chargesExternal Link for the teaching profession are published on the Victorian Institute of Teaching website.

Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority

Fees and chargesExternal Link for providers of education and training are published on the VRQA website.

Disclaimer

The information on this page is for use as a general reference only. It is made available on the understanding that while the department endeavours to maintain complete, accurate and up to date information, users are aware that:

  • the department does not warrant the accuracy of the information provided and will not accept responsibility for reliance upon it
  • users should exercise their own care and skill when using the material
  • by providing this general information the Department is not providing advice
  • users should take appropriate professional advice before relying on the information.

The department does not warrant the accuracy of the information provided and will accept no responsibility for reliance upon it nor responsibility for any errors or omissions in the material provided.

Links to other websites are inserted for convenience only and do not constitute endorsement of material on those sites, or of any associate organisation, product or service.

Reviewed 20 December 2022

Department of Education

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