Electrical Contractors Licence - Northern Territory


This licence is required by persons, companies, partnerships, or associations who wish to undertake electrical contracting work. An individual who wishes to become an electrical contractor must also hold a NT electrical workers licence endorsed 'Electrical Mechanic'. Companies or associations must nominate at least one of their members as being the qualified Technical Nominee that is the holder of a NT electrical workers licence endorsed "Electrical Mechanic'.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Individual or nominee should:

  • hold current NT Electrical Workers Licence endorsed 'Electrical Mechanic';
  • have held Electrical Workers Licence endorsed 'Electrical Mechanic' for a minimum period of 24 months and have successfully passed the approved Contractors Course; and
  • be able to provide evidence of 2 years recent experience as Electrical Mechanic (either copies of Certificates of Compliance signed and/or a reference letter and/or work history that can be verified).
  • Company/Partnership/Associations must give proof of currency of business (current ASIC Extract of Company or similar document).
  • If trading with a Business Name, evidence of currency of this to be advised (Extract of NT Registered Business Name).


Annual (expires 12 months from date of issue).



Cash, Credit Card, Cheque, Money order.

Act(s) name

Electrical Workers & Contractors Act 1983 Northern Territory

Mutual Recognition (Northern Territory) Act 1992 Northern Territory

Administering agency

Electrical Workers & Contractors Licensing 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:

Territory Business Centre, Darwin

Operating address: Ground Floor, Building 3, Darwin Corporate Park
631 Stuart Highway
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address: GPO Box 9800
Darwin NT 0801
Toll Free: 1800193111
Phone: 0889821700
Fax: 0889821725
Email: territorybusinesscentre@nt.gov.au
Website: http://www.nt.gov.au/business (Opens in new window)