Corporation and Partnership Licensing - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to operate a corporation or partnership that provides or advertises licensable construction services in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). Licensable construction services include:

  • builders
  • building surveyors
  • drainers
  • electricians
  • gasfitters
  • plumbers
  • plumbing plan certifiers
  • works assessors.

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:

  • appoint a nominee
  • provide evidence of your partnership / corporation and that your nominee.
The nominees must:
  • hold an ACT construction licence
  • be able to supervise construction services provided by the partnership / corporation
  • provide evidence that they agree to be the nominee.

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


As specified by the Agency.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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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

Approval time

At least 4 weeks.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

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

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

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