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.

Contractors currently registered in other states may apply for registration under mutual recognition.

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 $292.00

Fees for 2022-23

Apply Licence All $876.00

Payable once the Board has approved the application. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Renewal All $1168.00

Fees for 2022-23

Approval time

All applications take six to eight weeks to process.

Transfer

This registration cannot be transferred.

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.