International students and visa holders
Information for temporary residents and prospective international students on enrolment in NSW public primary schools.
International Student Program
Some public primary schools in NSW offer programs for international students.
Generally only 2 years of study is available at primary school level. Other eligibility rules apply. Depending on the age of the student there may also be English language requirements.
Find out more about programs for overseas students and temporary residents enrolling in a NSW government school at DE International.
Temporary 457 and 482 visa holders
If you are a parent with a temporary resident visa and want to send your child to a public primary school in NSW, fees apply depending on the age of your child.
However, you may be eligible for an exemption or a refund depending on your situation.
Learn more about visa and enrolment requirements at the Temporary Residents Program.