Applicants for employment with the Department or a school will be required to provide a range of documentation in support of their application. Documentation to be provided may include evidence of date of birth, change of name, residency status, qualifications, experience and academic and training qualifications.

Originals of these documents are valuable personal items and are not required by the Department. Photocopies of the original documents that have been certified by a person authorised to witness a statutory declaration should be provided where requested. Documents in a language other than English must be supplied with an authorised translation.

For more information on statutory declarations, refer to the below topics.

Contact information

Overview of HR topic — certification of documents required for some recruitment and HR processes

Reviewed 14 April 2021

Policy last updated

15 June 2020


  • Schools
  • All Department staff


People Division For further contacts refer to 'Contact information' heading below

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