Do I need to have an Australian Business Number (ABN) to work as an agent for Australia? Or do I need to be part of an Australian company? December 18, 2015 06:28 Follow No. This is not required. Related articles How many attempts can I have at the exam? Do I need to be a Migration Agent to operate as an Education Agent? What are the entry requirements for the Education Agent Training Course (EATC)? How do I become a Qualified Education Agent Counsellor (QEAC)? Can PIER provide advice and guidance on how to operate as an educational agent? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.