Contractor Licence - Electrical - Individual - New South Wales

Description

You will require this licence if you want to contract, sub-contract and or advertise to carry out any electrical wiring work (including domestic, commercial or industrial). Electrical wiring work means the actual physical work of installing, repairing, altering, removing or adding to an electrical installation or the supervising of that work.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

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

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • be considered a fit and proper person for the purposes of the licence
  • have the necessary qualifications and practical experience as specified by the Authority
  • not be a debtor to NSW Fair Trading or Administration Corporation
  • not hold any authority which is currently suspended or have had an unreasonable number of complaints, penalties or cautions against you
  • have not performed work subject to an unreasonable number of insurance claims
  • provide details of required insurance under the Home Building Compensation Fund.

Duration

One, three or five years

Expiry

Anniversary of date of issue

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Sole Trader $326.00

One year

Apply Application All $650.00

Three years

Apply Application All $999.00

Five years

Apply Application All $158.00

Processing fee

Act(s) name

Home Building Act 1989 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Home Building Regulation 2014 New South Wales

Application process

Renew

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

Approval time

Applications will generally be assessed within 28 days.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Home Building Licensing

NSW Fair Trading

Department of Customer Service

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

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