Education or training providers and the USI
As an education or training provider, you’re required to collect and report your students’ Unique Student Identifier (USI) numbers.
This applies to:
- new students
- pre-enrolled students
- continuing students
- school students completing nationally recognised training.
Follow the links below for everything you need to know about creating, finding, verifying and managing USI accounts.
Create a USI for a student
Create a USI on a student’s behalf.
Find a student’s USI
There are 2 ways to find a student's USI.
Verify a student’s USI
Ensure the correct USI is being used for a student.
Using the registry system
Find the information you need to create, verify, and collect USIs.
Student name and the USI
When a USI is created the name entered must match the name on the student’s identification documents.
Exemptions from the USI
Learn more about the how to apply for and criteria that qualifies a student for exemptions.
Troubleshooting and tips for DVS verification.
Resources for providers
We’ve made it easier for you to let students know about the USI with a suite of downloadable products.
Video for providers