Eligibility for VET FEE-HELP - TAFE Queensland Gold Coast

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Eligibility for VET FEE-HELP

You are eligible for VET FEE-HELP if you:

  • are an Australian citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder (resident in Australia for the duration of your unit/s of study)
  • are a New Zealand citizen who:
    • holds a Special Category Visa
    • first entered Australia as a minor under 18 years of age
    • has lived in Australia for eight of the last 10 years
    • has lived in Australia for at least 18 months in the last two years.

You must also:

  • prove that you are academically able to complete the course by producing your Year 12 certificate or completing our Basic Key Skills Builder or similar program
  • not have exceeded your FEE-HELP limit
  • be a full fee-paying (fee-for-service) student, or a student subsidised by the Queensland Government
  • be enrolled in an approved diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate or graduate diploma level course or a specific certificate IV qualification
  • be enrolled by the census date for an approved unit
  • submit a valid Request for VET FEE-HELP loan form on or before your census date
  • have a Tax File Number or a Certificate of Application for a Tax File Number.