Greenhouse and Energy Auditor Registration - Australian Government


You may require this registration if you intend to offer greenhouse and energy reporting audits to businesses and households. There are two categories of registered greenhouse and energy auditors, with each having different requirements as to technical qualifications, knowledge and experience.

Category 1 auditors are:

  • audit team members
  • those who perform verification audits when category 2 auditors are not available
  • able to perform voluntary audits.

Category 2 auditors are:

  • audit team leaders
  • scheme participants who perform assurance engagements, verification audits, voluntary audits and self-audits using greenhouse and energy auditors.

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:

  • possess the relevant qualification, such as a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree (or equivalent) conferred by an appropriate institution of higher learning
  • be a fit and proper person
  • have knowledge of relevant legislation
  • complete a National Police Check
  • have the required knowledge and experience for your chosen category of registration and submit evidence
  • submit the required forms.

The knowledge requirements for each category of registration are as follows:

  • Category 1 - You must demonstrate knowledge of the Act and its regulations of emissions measurement methodologies, detailed in the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Audit) Determination 2018, and in addition knowledge of Carbon Farming Initiative legislation and methodology if relevant to your specialisation.
  • Category 2 - You will need to demonstrate knowledge and experience in audit team leadership and the provision of assurance.

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




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No fees are required.

Act(s) name

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Regulations 2008 Australian Government

Lodgement process


You must mail your completed forms and supporting documentation to the Agency.

Approval time

Most applications are processed within eight weeks.

Administering agency

Clean Energy Regulator

Reporting and Carbon Market Division

Registrations and Reporting

Contact details

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Registrations and Reporting

Reporting and Carbon Market Division

Clean Energy Regulator

Operating address: 5 Farrell Place
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6159 3100
Phone: 1300 553 542