Accreditation of Building Certifiers - New South Wales


You will require this accreditation if you intend to act as a private certifier and issue compliance, construction, occupation or complying development certificates. The type of work this accreditation will allow you to carry out includes:

  • building surveying and inspection
  • subdivision and strata certification
  • acoustic compliance certification
  • hydraulic compliance certification
  • engineering compliance certification
  • stormwater management facilities compliance certification
  • private road and drainage compliance certification
  • swimming pool certification.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

If you intend to be an accredited building certifier, you must:

  • demonstrate you have the knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience required under the accreditation scheme
  • demonstrate you are a fit and proper person
  • provide a certificate of currency for your professional indemnity insurance.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

Once you are accredited, you are required to comply with the Code of Conduct in Schedule 4 of the Building Professionals Board Accreditation Scheme.

You must also ensure that you undergo continuing professional development.


One, three or five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1564.84

One year

Apply Application All $4458.76 Three years
Apply Application All $7040.75 Five years


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
General All Schedule 6 - Fees (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Building and Development Certifiers Act 2018 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Building and Development Certifiers Regulation 2020 New South Wales

Application process


You must make your application in a form approved by the Board, supply any required documents and the relevant fee.

Administering agency

Building Professionals Board

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:


Building Professionals Board

New South Wales
Operating address: The Barrington
10 Smith Street
Parramatta, New South Wales 2150
Mailing address: PO BOX 972
Parramatta, New South Wales 2124
Phone: 02 8522 7800