Drilling Licence - Water Act - Northern Territory


All waterbore drillers in the Northern Territory must be licensed. Interstate licensed drillers require NT endorsement. If you intend to drill in a Water Control District, a Bore Construction Permit is also required.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Must have completed the required training


5 years.




Act(s) name

Water Act 1992 NT

Administering agency

Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Contact details

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

Arid Zone Research Institute

Operating address: Stuart Highway South
Alice Springs NT 0870
Mailing address: PO Box 8760
Alice Springs NT 0871
Phone: 0889518111
Fax: 0889518112