Registration of an Item of Plant - Northern Territory

Service summary

The owners of items of plant must ensure that it is registered before it can be used in the workplace. Items of plant are specified in Schedule 5 Part 2 of the Work Health and Safety (Uniform National Legislation) Regulations:

  • Pressure Equipment categorised as hazard level A, B or C according to criteria in AS 4343
  • Pressure vessels categorised as hazard level A, B or C according to AS 4343, except: gas cylinders; LP Gas fuel vessels for automotive use; and serially produced vessels.
  • Tower cranes including self-erecting tower cranes.
  • Lifts, including escalators and moving walkways.
  • Building maintenance units.
  • Amusement devices covered by AS 3533, except devices specified in clause 4(2).
  • Concrete placement units with delivery booms.
  • Mobile cranes with a rated capacity of greater than 10 t.
  • Vehicle hoists
  • Mast climbing work platforms
  • Boom-type elevating work platforms

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

  • Date design was first commissioned
  • Plant design number


5 Years.


Application for registration of item of plant - $71
Application for renewal of registration of item of plant - $81
Application for replacement registration document - $30

Other resources

Additional information

Application forms are to be lodged at a Territory Business Centre

Administering agency

NT WorkSafe

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act 2011 (Northern Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Regulations 2011 (Northern Territory)

Contact details

Territory Business Centre, Darwin

Other Offices:

Territory Business Centre, Katherine:
Street Address: Shop 1, Randazzo Building, 18 Katherine Terrace, Katherine NT 0850
Postal Address: PO Box 9800, Katherine NT 0851
Phone: 08 8973 8180
Fax: 08 8973 8188

Territory Business Centre, Tennant Creek:
Street Address: Ground Floor, Barkly House, 99 Paterson Street, Tennant Creek NT 0860
Postal Address: PO Box 9800, Tennant Creek NT 0861
Phone: 08 8962 4411
Fax: 08 8962 4413

Territory Business Centre, Alice Springs:
Street Address: The Green Well Building, 50 Bath Street, Alice Springs NT 0870
Postal Address: PO Box 9800, Alice Springs NT 0871
Phone: 08 8951 8524
Fax: 08 8951 8533

Operating address:
Ground Floor, Building 3, Darwin Corporate Park
631 Stuart Highway
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9800
Darwin NT 0801

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