Asbestos Assessor Licence - New South Wales


You will need this licence if you intend to act as an asbestos assessor. An asbestos assessor undertakes the following activities:

  • air monitoring during Class A asbestos removal work
  • clearance inspections for Class A asbestos removal work
  • issuing clearance certificates in relation to Class A asbestos removal work.

A clearance inspection must be carried out after licensed asbestos removal work has been completed. Where the asbestos removal work must be carried out by the holder of a Class A asbestos removal licence, the clearance inspection must be carried out by a licensed asbestos assessor. A clearance certificate must be issued by a licensed asbestos assessor before the asbestos removal area can be re-occupied.

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:

  • have acquired through training or experience the knowledge and skills of relevant asbestos removal industry practice
  • have completed the specified VET course for asbestos assessor work or hold a tertiary qualification in occupational health and safety, industrial hygiene, science, building construction or environmental health
  • provide any information required by the Agency.

If you are applying on behalf of a company, or other organisation, you must be able to ensure that the asbestos assessment work will be carried out safely and competently.


Five years unless suspended or cancelled


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $642.00

Fees for 2023-24

General Duplicate Certificate All $39.00

Licence replacement. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $642.00

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Licence Fees (Opens in new window)

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

SafeWork NSW

Contact details

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

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