Building Contractor Commercial (Restricted) Registration - Northern Territory

Description

You will need this registration if you intend to undertake work as a restricted commercial building contractor. This registration is restricted to the construction of class 1b, class 3-9 (one, two or three storeys) and class 10 buildings, including:

  • boarding/guests houses, hostels and backpackers
  • shops, restaurants and cafés
  • offices and commercial buildings 
  • carparks, factories and storage facilities 
  • buildings of a public nature
  • garages, sheds or carports - if they are constructed at the same time as the class 3-9 buildings. 

 

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 registration, you will need:

  • a Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
  • at least 3 years practical experience carrying out building work in Class 3-9 one, two or three storey buildings.

Practitioners with no significant and complex building experience will have a limitation placed on their registration.

Builders in the Northern Territory are able to obtain a building contractor commercial registration based on their commercial building work experience through a grandfathering process.

Any Northern Territory builder who can demonstrate at least 3 years experience carrying out building work in Class 3 -9 buildings can apply under grandfathering for this registration. To apply you must provide:

  • details of 3 years relevant experience including examples of projects
  • a net assets certificate, certified by a registered accountant, that you have Net Tangible Assets of $50,000 or more
  • evidence that you are a fit and proper person to be registered, such as references and financial history.

A builder wanting to grandfather into the commercial registration scheme must apply between 15 April 2024 and 14 April 2025. After this period, applicants must meet all eligibility requirements. 

Duration

2 years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1241.00

Applicant is to pay $310 on application and $931 on approval. Fees for 2023-24

Forms

Administering agency

Building Practitioners Board

Contact details

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

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

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

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

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