Building Contractor Residential (Unrestricted) Registration - Northern Territory

Description

You will need this registration if you intend to undertake work above the value of $12,000 as an unrestricted residential contractor. This registration will allow you to construct all types of class 1a, class 2 and class 10 buildings, including:

  • houses
  • units and flats
  • garages, shed and carports
  • retaining walls that support the integrity of the building.

You can apply for this registration as an individual or a company.

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 as an individual you must:

  • hold a Certificate IV in Building and Construction or equivalent
  • provide a resume and project list detailing three years practical experience in carrying out relevant building work
  • have at least three written references from registered building practitioners who can verify your experience
  • be fit and proper to hold the registration
  • provide a Net Assets Certificate from your accountant showing you have net tangible assets of at least $50,000.

If you are an interstate applicant, you may be eligible to obtain a licence through mutual recognition.

To be eligible for this registration as a company you must provide:

  • an ASIC full company extract (no more than 28 days old)
  • a copy of either your Certification of Incorporation or Registration of Business Name
  • a Net Assets Certificate from your accountant showing you have net tangible assets of at least $50,000
  • details of at least one director or nominee that is a registered building practitioner qualified to supervise and carry out work on behalf of the corporation.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

All restricted registrations will be required to maintain net tangible assets of at least $50,000 for the duration of your registration period.

You must also meet continuing professional development requirements.

Duration

Two years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $285.00

Fees for 2021-22

Apply Licence All $856.00

Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Building Act 1993 Northern Territory

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 1993 Northern Territory

Lodgement process

Apply

To apply for this registration you must submit a completed application form together with the prescribed fee and supporting documents to a Territory Business Centre.

Approval time

All applications take six to eight weeks to process.

Transfer

This registration cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Building Practitioners Board

Contact details

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Enquiries - Alice Springs

Territory Business Centre

Northern Territory
Operating address: Ground Floor, The Green Well Building
50 Bath Street
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870
Mailing address: PO BOX 9800
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871
Toll Free: 1800 193 111
Email: territorybusinesscentre@nt.gov.au
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Enquiries - Darwin

Territory Business Centre

Northern Territory
Operating address: Building 3, Darwin Corporate Park
631 Stuart Highway
Berrimah, Northern Territory 0828
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9800
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Toll Free: 1800 193 111
Fax: 08 8982 1725
Email: territorybusinesscentre@nt.gov.au
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Enquiries - Katherine

Territory Business Centre

Northern Territory
Operating address: Shop 1, Randazzo Building
18 Katherine Terrace
Katherine, Northern Territory 0851
Mailing address: PO BOX 9800
Katherine, Northern Territory 0851
Toll Free: 1800 193 111
Email: territorybusinesscentre@nt.gov.au
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Enquiries - Tennant Creek

Territory Business Centre

Northern Territory
Operating address: Shop 2, Barkly House
Cnr Davidson and Paterson Streets
Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, 0860
Mailing address: PO BOX 9800
Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0861
Email: territorybusinesscentre@nt.gov.au
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