Applying to become a HELP Provider

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This page explains the legislative eligibility requirements organisations must meet when seeking approval as a higher education provider (HEP) to offer FEE-HELP, or as a VET provider to offer VET FEE-HELP, as well as the process to apply for approval.

From 1 January 2017 VET FEE‑HELP will cease and VET Student Loans will commence. For more information visit VET Student Loans.

The VET FEE-HELP and FEE HELP loan schemes are part of the Australian Government’s Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). An organisation must apply for approval as a higher education provider (HEP) to offer FEE HELP or a VET provider to offer VET FEE HELP. The ‘Applying to become a VET provider’ and ‘Applying to become a higher education provider’ pages explain the legislative eligibility requirements organisations must meet when seeking approval, as well as the process to apply for approval.