Persons prohibited from applying
You are prohibited from applying for registration or permission to teach if you are deemed an excluded person.
An excluded person means a person who is
- a relevant excluded person, which means a person who is subject to:
- offender reporting obligations
- an offender prohibition order
- a disqualification order made under the Child Protection (Offender Prohibition Order) Act 2008, section 25
- a sexual offender order
- convicted of a serious offence, unless that person has been issued with an Eligibility Declaration
- prohibited from reapplying for registration or permission to teach by a disciplinary order.
Common examples of excluded persons
- a person who has had their registration cancelled and also has a current prohibition order
- a person who has been convicted of a serious offence and sentenced to a term of imprisonment
If you have been convicted of a serious offence and not been sentenced to a term of imprisonment you will be required to apply for an Eligibility Declaration before seeking registration.