Registration as a Surveyor - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to practice as a land surveyor in Tasmania. This includes undertaking work in cadastral, engineering, hydrographic, mining, geodetic and other surveying specialities.

If you hold a current equivalent registration in another Australian State or Territory, or New Zealand, you may be eligible to apply for this registration under mutual recognition arrangements.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration, you must:

  • Be registered as a candidate with the prescribed institute;
  • Completed the relevant courses of study;
  • Have obtained the required professional practical experience;
  • Have submitted a series of pre-examination surveys for mentoring purposes; and
  • Complete and submit the relevant application form, accompanied by the prescribed fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Annual. No provision is made for late lodgements.


Application of renewal of registration is to be made by the 31 December each year.



Other resources



Please lodge your application directly to the Agency.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Land Tasmania
Office of the Valuer-General

Act(s) name

Surveyors Act 2002 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Surveyors Regulations 2014 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Land Tasmania
Office of the Valuer-General

Operating address:
134 Macquarie Street
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address:
Hobart, Tasmania 7001


03 6165 4444


03 6233 5694

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