Electrical Worker Licence - Northern Territory


This licence is required to undertake electrical work done in connection with the installation or repair of an electric line or electrical article for the generation, transmission, supply or use of electric energy. This includes activities such as electrical cable jointer, electrical fitter, electrical linesman or electrical mechanic.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Electrical Trade training in the NT or current interstate electrical licence.


5 years from date of issue.


$262 (217 Revenue Units) Application fee
2019 - 2020 Revenue Unit is $1.21.

Cash, Cheque, Credit Card.

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:

Licensing Officer

Operating address: Level 3, NAB House
71 Smith Street
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address: GPO Box 1154
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: 0889364079
Email: electrical.licensing@nt.gov.au
Website: http://www.electricallicensing.nt.gov.au (Opens in new window)