Asbestos Assessor Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will require this licence if you intend to offer services in the construction industry that include any of the following:

  • Air monitoring during asbestos removal work
  • Clearance inspections for asbestos removal work
  • Issuing clearance certificates
  • Identifying the location, type and condition of asbestos or asbestos containing material (ACM)
  • Assessing the risk resulting from any identified asbestos or ACM
  • Advising how asbestos or ACM should be managed.

Please use the contact details below to find out 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 licence you must:

  • Provide sufficient identification
  • Undertake an approved course in asbestos awareness or provide evidence you have already completed such a course.

You must also provide a declaration that states whether you have been convicted or found guilty of an offence in areas including:

  • Work health and safety (WHS)
  • Construction licensing
  • Disposal of hazardous waste.

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

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


As specified on the licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $430.00

Online application.

Apply Application All $473.00

Postal application.

Apply Licence All $1662.00 Five year licence fee.

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 ACT

Application process


Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

WorkSafe ACT

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries

WorkSafe ACT

Access Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Phone: 02 62073000
Fax: 02 62050336