Do You Want To Gain 5 Extra Points?

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To obtain 5 additional points, you have to pass the community language test accredited by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) at the para-professional level (Level 2) or higher. Proficiency can be demonstrated in either translating or interpreting.

How to apply for a test

Applicants who decide to apply for a test need to complete the Form A – Application for Accreditation by Testing which can be downloaded from the NAATI website.

Languages 

There are various languages that NAATI offers a test on demand. You can apply at any time to sit a test in these languages –

ArabicHungarianArmenianIndonesianAuslan
ItalianBanglaJapaneseBosnianMacedonian
CantoneseMandarinChinesePashtoCroatian
PersianDariPortugueseFinnishRomanian
FrenchRussianGermanSerbianGreek
SpanishHazaragiTurkishHindiVietnamese
AlbanianNuerAmharicOromoAssyrian
PolishBulgarianPunjabiBurmeseRohingya
CzechSamoanDinkaSinhaleseDutch
SomaliFilipinoSwahiliKhmerTamil
KoreanTetumLaoThaiMalay
TigrinyaMalteseTonganNepaliUrdu

 

Australia testing location:

AdelaideBrisbaneCanberraDarwin
HobertMelbournePerthSydney

 

Depending on demand NAATI may be able to offer testing in Australian regional locations.

Please contact the appropriate NAATI state office.

 

New Zealand testing location:

AucklandChristchurchWellington

 

Testing Location Outside of Australia: 

Johannesburg – South Africa       Khulna – Bangladesh       Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou – China

New Delhi – India                          Manila – Philippines        Singapore – Singapore

London – England                         Athens – Greece               Tehran – Iran

Riyadh – Saudi Arabia                  Dubai – UAE

Read for more detailed info.

 

Source: NAATI & DIBP

Info updated July 2016