Building Surveyor (Private Certifier) Licensing - Australian Capital Territory


You will require this licence if you intend to supply building certification services as a surveyor in either the construction industry or work assessment service. A building surveyor assesses building and construction work to ensure that the works comply with all legislative requirements.

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 may be required to demonstrate:

  • certain financial requirements are met
  • satisfactory skill and knowledge in the occupation.

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


No longer than 1 year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees are listed on the attached document.

Act(s) name

Construction Occupations (Licensing) Act 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Construction Occupations (Licensing) Regulation 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Disqualified persons or entities

You may not be eligible for this licence if you:
  • are serving a suspension of a licence in a different occupation, or class of occupation
  • have been found guilty of an offense of fraud or dishonesty.

Administering agency

Access Canberra

Land, Planning and Building

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Construction and Workplace Licensing

Land, Planning and Building

Access Canberra

Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6207 8096
Website: Land, Planning, Building and Housing (Opens in new window)