Registration of Surveying Graduate - Queensland

Service summary

This Registration is required for a person to operate as a certain type of surveyor.

It is up to the applicant to obtain a copy of the Surveyors Act 2003.

Service type


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

Definition of terms


means a person registered as a surveyor under the Surveyors Act 2003

Eligibility requirements

You must:

  • meet the competency assessment process for the applicable level of registration
  • have Overseas Qualifications assessed by Newcastle Innovations (if applicable)


This registration remains in effect until 31 December each year and is renewed in the period from October to December.


You can obtain information on fees from the agency.


Submit a completed "Application for Registration as a Surveying Graduate" (Form 2A) to the Surveyors Board. An individual who intends to practice as a surveying graduate will be required to pay an application fee plus an annual registration fee.

The following documents must be submitted with the application:

  • Copies of academic transcript, diplomas and other relevant certificates
  • Letter from Newcastle Innovations stating that your overseas qualifications are equivalent to Australia and New Zealand based on the guidelines for assessment of Surveying courses (if applicable)
  • Copies of two references dated within the last 12 months to good fame and character

Approval by the Chief Examiner and Education Convenor is required before the registration is granted.

Transfer details

This registration cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Surveyors Board of Queensland

Act(s) name

Surveyors Act 2003 (Queensland)

Regulation(s) name

Surveyors Regulation 2014 (Queensland)

Contact details

Executive Officer
Surveyors Board of Queensland
Surveyors Board of Queensland

Operating address:
Unit 18
Level 4 Kenlynn Centre
457 Upper Edward Street
Spring Hill, Queensland 4000
Mailing address:
PO Box 656
Spring Hill, Queensland 4004


07 3839 7744


Surveyors Board of Queensland Opens in a new browser window

Supporting information


The information contained on the Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS) web site, or via packages or other sources is intended for general guidance only.

To the full extent permitted by law, the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments make no representations or warranties (expressed or implied) in relation to the information, including its accuracy, currency or completeness.

The business information provided does not constitute professional or legal advice, nor is the use of any third party resource an endorsement of the information contained, the associated organisation, product or service. It is recommended that you obtain appropriate professional and /or independent legal advice to ensure that the material provided here is relevant to your particular circumstances.

To the full extent permitted by law the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments, their employees and agents do not accept any liability for any reason, including without limitation, liability in negligence, to any person for the general information which is provided herein, or in respect of anything, including the consequences of anything done, or not done, by any such person in whole or partial reliance upon the information.