Unique Student Identifier (USI)
What it is and how do you get one?

As part of your enrolment, from January 1st 2015, each student will need to have an Australian Government Unique Student Identifier (USI). You can obtain your USI from this link http://www.usi.gov.au and you will need to quote it during the enrolment process. The USI helps you: Seamlessly link information about a your VET training achievements, regardless of where you studied Enable you to easily access secure digital transcripts of their achievements Give you access to, and more control over, your educational information.


To obtain your USI online, please make sure you have one form of ID from the list below ready:

  • Driver’s Licence
  • Medicare Card
  • Australian Passport
  • Visa (with Non-Australian Passport) for international students
  • Birth Certificate (Australian) *please note a Birth Certificate extract is not sufficient
  • Certificate Of Registration By Descent
  • Citizenship Certificate
  • ImmiCard
Here is a brief video with more information about the USI.

Apply for a USI here