Registration of an Item of Plant - Northern Territory


The owners of items of plant must ensure that it is registered before it can be used in the workplace. Items of plant are specified in Schedule 5 Part 2 of the Work Health and Safety (Uniform National Legislation) Regulations:

  • Pressure Equipment categorised as hazard level A, B or C according to criteria in AS 4343
  • Pressure vessels categorised as hazard level A, B or C according to AS 4343, except: gas cylinders; LP Gas fuel vessels for automotive use; and serially produced vessels.
  • Tower cranes including self-erecting tower cranes.
  • Lifts, including escalators and moving walkways.
  • Building maintenance units.
  • Amusement devices covered by AS 3533, except devices specified in clause 4(2).
  • Concrete placement units with delivery booms.
  • Mobile cranes with a rated capacity of greater than 10 t.
  • Vehicle hoists
  • Mast climbing work platforms
  • Boom-type elevating work platforms

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

  • Date design was first commissioned
  • Plant design number


5 Years.


Application for registration of item of plant - $71
Application for renewal of registration of item of plant - $81
Application for replacement registration document - $30

Additional information

Application forms are to be lodged at a Territory Business Centre

Administering agency

NT WorkSafe

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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