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Key info

  • A building services provider does building or demolition work, design work or assessment and certification work.
  • There are different types of licences, depending on what work you are looking to do.
  • You can complete the renewal online.
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Please visit Consumer, Building and Occupational Services to renew a building services provider licence

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About renewing a building services provider licence

The types of licences are:

  • builder
  • architect
  • engineer
  • building designer
  • building services designer
  • building surveyor
  • permit authority
  • body corporate
  • partnership
  • planning consultant.

    Each type of licence has unique requirements and defines what type of work you can do.

    When you have a licence, you can only carry out work within your area of competence. This is work that you are:

    • qualified for
    • experienced in, and
    • capable of doing.

    How to renew

    What you need to renew

    The requirements vary depending on what type of licence you are renewing.

    Please visit Consumer, Building and Occupational Services to understand what you need for your renewal.

    If you need a new photo to finalise your renewal, you must visit a service centre with proof of identity documents.

    Can I renew?

    You must:

    If you are renewing a licence for a body corporate or partnership licence, you must nominate a person to hold the licence.

    You must keep records of all work you have completed for at least 10 years.

    Proving your identity

    You do not need to prove your identity.

    How much it costs

    OccupationOne year licenceThree year licence

    Builder

    $408

    $1,096.50

    Architect

    $331.50

    $892.50

    Engineer, building designer, building services designer, building surveyor, permit authority, body corporate, partnership.

    $408

    $1,096.50

    Additional occupation

    $204

    No licence option

    Restricted roof drainage endorsement - building licence only.

    $115.60

    $306

    Fees and charges last updated 1 July, 2022.

    Payment options

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    More Information

    Please visit Consumer, Building and Occupational Services for more information on renewing a building services provider licence.