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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: 

Follow the links below for everything you need to know about creating, finding, verifying and managing USI accounts. 

Education and Training Providers

Create a USI for a student

Create a USI on a student’s behalf.

Education and Training Providers

Find a student’s USI

There are 2 ways to find a student's USI.

Education and Training Providers

Verify a student’s USI

Ensure the correct USI is being used for a student.

Education and Training Providers

Using the registry system

Find the information you need to create, verify, and collect USIs.

Video for providers


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Last Modified on Wednesday 1st June 2022 [606]