Translation services

If you have difficulty speaking or understanding English call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) on 131 450 for the cost of a local call. Ask TIS National to call the department on 1300 363 079.

TIS National operates nationally and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for over 160 languages and dialects. 

Please note, the Department of Education and Training's business hours are between 8.00 am and 6.00 pm nationally, Monday to Friday.