Plumbing, Gas Fitting or Electrical Contractors Licence Individual or Partnership - South Australia

Service summary

Individuals or partnerships who carry on business or advertise or hold themselves out as being entitled to carry on business as a plumbing contractor, gas fitting contractor or an electrical contractor need to hold an appropriate Contractor Licence.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Contractors must hold an appropriate Worker Registration unless they operate in a partnership with a person who holds that Worker's Registration.

Applicants must have approved educational qualifications, be a fit and proper person, not have been suspended or disqualified from practising a trade, business or occupation and demonstrate sufficient financial resources.

In a partnership, all partners need to be individually licensed.




2017/2018 Fees
$201 application fee
$367 pre-grant fee.

Cash, EFTPOS, Cheques, Money Order & Credit Card (Visa & Mastercard accepted only).

Additional information

Licence applications can be completed online at

Administering agency

Consumer and Business Services
Licensing and Registrations

Act(s) name

Plumbers, Gas Fitters & Electricians Act 1995 (South Australia)

Contact details

Occupational Licensing and Registration (Plumbers, Gas Fitters and Electricians)

Operating address:
Level 3, Chesser House
91-97 Grenfell Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 1719
Adelaide SA 5001





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