Journeyman Registration - Northern Territory


Anyone working in the Plumbing industry must be appropriately registered or licensed in the Northern Territory. Persons who have obtained their qualifications overseas may qualify for a Conditional registration. Contact the Board directly for further information. A Journeyman registration allows you to work as a plumber/drainer under the supervision of an Advanced Tradesman licence holder.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Applicants may apply for registration:
1. Under Mutual Recognition if they have a current interstate or NZ licence; or
2. By completing their trade training.


3 years.



credit card, cheque or cash.

Act(s) name

Mutual Recognition (Northern Territory) Act 1992 NT

Plumbers & Drainers Licensing Act 1983 NT

Additional information

1. Evidence of completion of trade training; or
2. Current interstate registration. plus evidence of access to ASNZ3500.

  • Certificate of completion of apprenticeship;
  • Certificate of completion of Certificate III in Plumbing;
  • List of competencies completed; and
  • Photograph.

Administering agency

Plumbers & Drainers Licensing Board

Contact details

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

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
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