You will require a licence if you intend operate in the gas
industry in Victoria. There are two types of gas industry licences:
- gas distribution
- gas retail.
Exemptions may be granted by an Order published in the
Victorian Gazette to allow prescribed port services to be carried out without a
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for a gas industry licence, must prove that
- have the technical capability to maintain the
- are financially viable and have access to
sufficient financial resources.
You must also submit the application in the approved format
and attach all relevant information as set out in the attached guidance notes. Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding
As indicated on the licence.
is no application fee for these licences. However, you will be required to pay
a yearly licence fee. This licence fee is determined by the Agency.
Gas Industry Licence - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.
Every application must be accompanied by a statutory declaration, confirming the accuracy and completeness of all information provided in the application.
Essential Services Commission
Gas Industry Act 2001 (Victoria)
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