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Key info

  • You must have a plumbing practitioner licence if you wish to carry out plumbing work or you are an employee of a business carrying out plumbing work.
  • Plumbing work includes the design, construction, installation, replacement, repair, alteration, maintenance, servicing, testing, commissioning, decommissioning or removal of any part of plumbing installations or systems.
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    About renewing a plumbing practitioner licence

    You cannot renew a licence that expired more than 60 days ago, you must submit a new application. If your renewal is successful, you get confirmation within 21 days.

    How to renew

    What you need to renew

    You must provide:

    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:

    • be a fit and proper (PDF, 147KB) person
    • have the relevant qualifications and competencies (an apprenticeship and a minimum certificate 3 in plumbing, roof plumbing or mechanical services)
    • have completed the relevant training
    • have completed continuing professional development.

    Proving your identity

    You do not need to prove your identity.

    How much it costs

    Occupation - plumberOne year licenceThree year licence

    Practitioner - sole trader (must hold a contractor licence)

    Please note that you will be charged a fee for your practitioner licence. This fee will be removed from your contractor licence fee and there will be no overall increase due to this administrative change.

    No fee

    No fee

    Practitioner or certifier



    Plumber provisional


    No licence option

    Contractor (sole trader)



    Contractor (2 to 4 practitioners)



    Contractor (5 to 9 practitioners)



    Contractor (10+ practitioners)



    Contractor - over 65 years



    Fees and charges last updated 1 July, 2022.

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    More Information

    Please visit Consumer, Building and Occupational Services for more information on renewing a plumbing practitioner licence.