Plumbing, Gas Fitting, Electrical Contractors Licence (Company) - South Australia

Service summary

These licences enable a body corporate to contract for plumbing, gas fitting or electrical work.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

A company is entitled to be licensed if: it is not suspended or disqualified from practising or carrying on a trade, business or occupation in Australia; it is not under official management, in receivership or being wound up; it has sufficient financial resources; and together the directors have sufficient business knowledge and experience.

In addition, each director of the company:must be a fit and proper person; must not be suspended or disqualified from practising a trade, business or occupation in Australia; and must not have been within the last 5 years prior to the company's application for a licence, a director of a company wound up for the benefit of creditors - at the time the company was being so wound up or within the period of 6 months preceding the commencement of the winding up.

The Company must demonstrate it has sufficient financial resources, otherwise restrictions may be imposed upon the licence limiting the size of the contracts which may be performed. Share capital requirements also apply.




2017/2018 Fees
$201 application fee
$538 pre-grant fee.

Cash, EFTPOS, Money Order & Credit Card (Visa & Mastercard 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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