Approval of a Model of Electrical Article - New South Wales


You will need approval for electrical equipment if you operate as an individual, wholesaler, manufacturer or distributor of Australian or imported electrical equipment. This approval ensures that they meet quality, safety and compliance standards prior to being sold.

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:

  • provide colour photographs
  • provide evidence of your qualifications.

If you are applying as a representative for an organisation, you will also need to provide a letter of authorisation.


5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $580.54

Fee for approval of category 1 articles. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $1158.75

Fee for approval of category 2 articles. Fees for 2023-24

General Miscellaneous All -

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Renew Renewal All $580.54

Fee for extension or renewal of approval. Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $435.70

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Act(s) name

Gas and Electricity (Consumer Safety) Act 2017 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Gas and Electricity (Consumer Safety) Regulation 2018 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

NSW Fair Trading

Contact details

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