Contractor Licence - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration - Individual - New South Wales


You will require this licence if you intend to install, maintain or service an air conditioning or refrigeration systems and carry out any associated electrical work. This licence does not cover work on self contained single phase plug-in domestic air conditioning / refrigeration system or air conditioning systems in a motor vehicle but does include any three-phase or ducted air-conditioning systems.

This document provides further information about applying for the Contractor Licence - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration - Individual. To apply, complete the Application Form - Individual.

Other forms and related documents are available on the Fair Trading website.

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 licence, you must:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • be considered a fit and proper person for the purposes of the licence
  • not be of mental incapacitation
  • not be disqualified
  • have the necessary qualifications and practical experience as specified by the Authority, and not a debtor to the Director-General or Administration Corporation
  • be a fit and proper person
  • pay any required fees.

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


3 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

For information on any fees to be submitted with your application, please refer to the Home Building Fees page from the NSW Fair Trading website.

Approval Time

Applications will generally be assessed within 28 days.

Administering agency

Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

NSW Fair Trading

Contact details

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

Enquiries, Home Building Licensing

Mailing address: PO BOX 972
Parramatta, New South Wales 2124
Phone: 13 32 20
Website: NSW Fair Trading (Opens in new window)