Contractor Licence - Building - Corporation / Partnership - New South Wales

Description

You will require this licence if you operate as a corporation or partnership that intends to contract, sub-contract and / or advertise to carry out residential building or trade work. This licence only applies to work where the reasonable market value of labour and materials for the total job is over $5,000.

Work covered by this licence includes:

  • erecting pre-fabricated metal-framed buildings
  • general building work and renovation
  • structural landscaping
  • swimming pool construction.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information on this requirement and your obligations under the legislation.

Service type

Licence

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, your company or partnership must:

  • employ a person that holds a Qualified Supervisor Certificate or an Endorsed Contractor Licence (Q)
  • be registered with ASIC.

All relevant persons to the application (director of company or member of partnership) must:

  • be considered a fit and proper person for the purposes of the licence;
  • not be disqualified from holding an authority under the relevant legislation;
  • have the necessary qualifications and practical experience as specified by the Authority,
  • submit the required forms
  • pay any required fees.

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

Duration

1 or 3 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Company $1339.00

Corporation - Building contractor licence (1 year).

Apply Application Partnership $425.00

Partnership - Trade or specialist contractor licence (1 year).

Apply Application Company $487.00

Corporation - Trade or specialist contractor licence (1 year).

Apply Application Company $1029.00

Corporation - Trade or specialist contractor licence (3 years).

Apply Application Partnership $880.00

Partnership - Trade or specialist contractor licence (3 years).

Apply Application Company $2143.00

Corporation - Building contractor licence (3 years).

Apply Application Partnership $1116.00

Partnership - Building contractor licence (1 year).

Apply Application Partnership $1711.00

Partnership - Building contractor licence (3 years).

General Miscellaneous Company, Partnership -

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

Other resources

Act(s) name

Home Building Act 1989 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Home Building Regulation 2014 NSW

Application process

Renew

A renewal notice is sent out by the Agency 6 weeks prior to the expiry date.

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

NSW Fair Trading

Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

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