Journeyman Registration - Northern Territory

Service summary

Anyone working in the Plumbing industry must be appropriately registered or licensed in the Northern Territory. Persons who have obtained their qualifications overseas may qualify for a Conditional registration. Contact the Board directly for further information. A Journeyman registration allows you to work as a plumber/drainer under the supervision of an Advanced Tradesman licence holder.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Applicants may apply for registration:
1. Under Mutual Recognition if they have a current interstate or NZ licence; or
2. By completing their trade training.


3 years.



credit card, cheque or cash.

Additional information

1. Evidence of completion of trade training; or
2. Current interstate registration. plus evidence of access to ASNZ3500.

  • Certificate of completion of apprenticeship;
  • Certificate of completion of Certificate III in Plumbing;
  • List of competencies completed; and
  • Photograph.

Administering agency

Plumbers & Drainers Licensing Board

Act(s) name

Mutual Recognition (Northern Territory) Act 1992 (Northern Territory)

Plumbers & Drainers Licensing Act 1983 (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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