Fees

Assessments and Exams

AUD from 1 April 2019 – 31 March 2020 (all fees will increase 1 April)

Desktop assessment of eligibility (overseas qualified)

 $1,380

Skills Migration Assessment (Australian qualified and DSR Candidates that have passed the MCQ exam)

$260

Mutual Recognition assessment – New Zealand

 $300

Written MCQ Exam – Application to sit in Australia in September 2018 & March 2019

$1,185

Written MCQ Exam – Application to sit offshore in September 2018 & March 2019

$1,390

Oral Counselling Interview Exam – Application for Australian sitting May/October 2018

Oral Counselling Interview Exam – UK or Canada sitting

$1,260


$2,010

Ad Hoc (unscheduled)  Oral Counselling Interview Exam*

Ad Hoc (unscheduled) UK or Canada Oral exam sitting

$1,620

 

$2,495 

Lodgement of application for special consideration

$50

*Ad hoc (unscheduled) Oral exams can be arranged outside of the scheduled timing. Enquiries can be forwarded to dsr@daa.asn.au

Appeals

Stage 1 – Assessment

L1 appeal of assessment of eligibility to sit examinations

$150

L2 appeal of assessment of eligibility to sit examinations

$700

Stage 2 – Multiple Choice Question Exam

L1 appeal outcome of written MCQ exam

$250

L2 appeal outcome of written MCQ exam

$800

Stage 3 – Oral Counselling Interview Exam

L1 appeal outcome of oral counselling interview exam

$250

L2 appeal outcome of oral counselling interview exam

 $800

NB. Assessments and examinations are exempt from the Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST).

These fees were current at the time of this website update, however, they may change from time to time. Please note that fees are subject to increases as determined by the Board of the Dietitians Association of Australia.

Each fee allows you only one attempt at each examination.

English language testing

You should contact the OET (www.occupationalenglishtest.org) for up to date information on locations and fees.

You should contact IELTS (www.ielts.com.au) organisations for up to date information on locations and fees.

Reapplying for an Assessment of Eligibility

Candidates who do not successfully complete the oral and written examination requirements within three years of assessment of their eligibility will need to re-apply for a new Assessment of Eligibility to sit the DAA Examinations in Dietetics and pay the appropriate fee in full.

Written Multiple Choice Question Exam- Transferring to an alternate exam sitting

As of 1 April 2019 there will be a $350 transfer fee for candidates to transfer from one sitting to another. This fee will be waived if the request is received 2 months prior to the examination date or if candidate details have not been submitted to the exam clearing house.

Cancellations of exam sitting

Once candidates have applied and been accepted for a particular examination session, withdrawal will result in a cancellation fee being charged.

Written Multiple Choice Question Exam Cancellation

Cancellation by candidate of exam booking up to 9 weeks prior

Refund of 50%

Cancellation by candidate of exam booking up to 2 weeks prior

Refund of 20%

Cancellation by candidate of exam booking less than 2 weeks prior

No refund

Oral Counselling Interview Exam Cancellation

Cancellation by candidate of exam booking up to 6 weeks prior

Refund of 50%

Cancellation by candidate of exam booking up to 2 weeks prior

Refund of 20%

Cancellation by candidate of exam booking less than 2 weeks prior

No refund