Plant Item Registration - New South Wales


You will require this registration if you are responsible for the management or control of an item of plant at a workplace. Plant includes:

  • any machinery, equipment, appliance, container, pressure vessel, boiler, implement and tool
  • any component of those things
  • anything fitted or connected to any of those things.

For more details on the items of plant that require registration please see the regulation. The purpose of registering an item of plant is to ensure that it is inspected by a competent person and is safe to operate.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for information regarding eligibility requirements.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $74.00

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
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Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017 New South Wales

Additional information

Types of plant that must be registered include:

  • boilers with a hazard level of A, B or C
  • pressure vessels with a hazard of A, B or C (exclusions apply)
  • tower cranes (including self-erecting tower cranes)
  • lifts, including escalators and moving walkways
  • building maintenance units
  • specific types of amusement devices
  • concrete placement units with delivery booms
  • mobile cranes with rated capacity of greater than 10 tonnes.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Licensing Enquiries

SafeWork NSW

Department of Customer Service

New South Wales
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 2906
Lisarow, New South Wales 2250
Phone: 13 10 50
Website: SafeWork NSW (Opens in new window)