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.


Fees vary. Further information is available from

credit card, cheque or cash.

Act(s) name

Mutual Recognition (Northern Territory) Act 1992 Northern Territory

Plumbers & Drainers Licensing Act 1983 Northern Territory

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.

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
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