COVID-19: Independent school registration process

We've made a slight adjustment to how you submit your application to register an independent school during the disruption caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Largely, the process remains unchanged. Submit to our office:

  • three printed copies
  • one digital copy on a USB.

Additionally, we request you email your application as a zipped file to:

Applications for independent school registration closed on 30 June 2020.

On 13 May 2020, we published video presentations about financial governance skills and Victorian Government funding. For more information, see:

Our recent school registration briefing is now available to watch. The briefing is divided into three videos:

  • requirements of registration
  • standards and guidelines
  • the application process.

To watch the briefing, see:

We are adapting to fast-moving circumstances and will provide the information you need to keep your application moving.

For questions about registration and amendment applications, contact us at: