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Processing times

Given the complexity of assessing applications, the times given below are an approximation.

  • Mutual Recognition Agreements with New Zealand – three weeks
  • Migration applications for new graduates who have completed study at an accredited AASW social work course – three to four weeks
  • Temporary Graduate Visa (TGV) application – three to four weeks
  • International Qualifications Assessments (IQA) and/or Skilled Employment (SE) applications – approx 12 - 15 weeks
  • Skilled Employment (SE) applications – three-four weeks
  • Renewal of previous migration assessments – two weeks
  • Duplication of previous assessments for and/or eligibility for AASW membership for employment purposes – two weeks
AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers