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Key info

  • To apply you must have specific experience and training in asbestos removal practice.
  • If renewing an existing licence, you do not need to supply your experience and training.
  • You must apply or renew at a service centre and have your photo taken.
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    About applying for or renewing an asbestos assessor licence

    You must have an asbestos assessor licence to carry out asbestos work, including:

    How to apply or renew

    What you need to apply or renew

    To apply you must:

    • provide a completed application form (PDF, 1.1MB)
    • provide a copy of your certificate showing your training qualifications (see application form for specific documents)
    • provide full details of your work experience, knowledge and skills relating to asbestos removal industry practice.
    • provide 2 references from an employer, manager or supervisor (see application form for details)
    • provide proof of identity documents
    • have your photo taken at a service centre
    • pay a fee.

    To renew you must:

    • provide a completed application form (PDF, 1.1MB)
    • provide proof of identity documents
    • have your photo taken at a service centre
    • pay a fee.

    Can I apply or renew?

    You must be:

    Proving your identity

    You must provide 3 documents from the following lists to support your application. All documents must be:

    • current
    • the originals (not photocopies or certified copies)

    You must have:

    • One document from category A and 2 documents from category B, or
    • Two documents from category A and one document from category B.

    • Birth certificate (not an extract)
    • Citizenship papers
    • Passport
    • Driver licence
    • Firearm licence
    • Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs issued travel documents, including a visa
    • Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs issued certificate of evidence of residential status.

    • Medicare card
    • Plastic bank or credit card, with signature
    • Tertiary student card
    • Department of Veterans' Affairs or Centrelink Pensioner Concession card
    • Births Deaths and Marriages change of name or marriage certificate (to prove name change)
    • Security guard or crowd controller licence
    • Government issued personal photo ID card.

    How much it costs

    ApplicationFee

    Asbestos assessor licence

    $85

    Renewal of asbestos assessor licence

    $51

    Class A asbestos removal licence

    $1,334.50

    Class B asbestos removal licence

    $982.60

    Replacement asbestos removal licence or asbestos assessor licence

    $17

    Renewal of Class A asbestos removal licence

    $912.90

    Renewal of Class B asbestos removal licence

    $561

    Fees and charges last updated 1 July, 2022.

    Payment options

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    More Information

    • WorkSafe Tasmania will not issue an asbestos removal or assessor licence if you hold an equivalent licence from another state/territory/the Commonwealth, unless that licence is due for renewal.

    Please visit WorkSafe Tasmania for more information on applying for or renewing an asbestos assessor licence.