Certifying Plumber & Drainer (Design) Registration - Northern Territory


You will be required to apply for registration if you intend to certify the design of plumbing and drainage works in all classes of buildings.

Please contact the Agency for any further information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for Certifying Plumber & Drainer (Design) Registration you are required to have:

  • current Professional Indemnity Insurance of $1,000,000.
  • 5 years practical experience in design of plumbing and drainage systems and on-site sewage disposal systems.
For more information on eligibility, please contact the Northern Territory Building Practitioners Board.


2 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Lodge Application All $278.00

The fee is $278 on application and $834 on approval.

Please contact the Board for any further information on fees.

Act(s) name

Building Act 1993 Northern Territory

Approval time

All applications take six to eight weeks to process.

Additional information

All renewals are subject to Continual Professional Development (CPD) requirements. Please contact the agency direct for further information.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Licensing Officer

Building Practitioners Board

Operating address: Level 3, NAB House
71 Smith Street
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address: GPO Box 1154
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: 0889364082
Email: bpb@nt.gov.au
Website: http://www.bpb.nt.gov.au/contacts (Opens in new window)