Electrical work licence - Queensland


You will need this licence to perform electrical work. There are various classes of electrical licences that can be granted, which will determine the scope of works that you are permitted to undertake.

The following classes of electrical work licences may be issued:

  • electrical mechanic licence
  • electrical linesperson licence
  • electrical fitter licence
  • electrical jointer licence
  • restricted electrical work licence.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You must have the relevant qualification for the stated electrical work.


Five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $85.75

Fees for 2021-22

Apply Licence All $85.75

Licence reinstatement. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Licence All $33.70

Replacement licence. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Miscellaneous All $43.05

Administration fee. Fees for 2021-22

Renew Renewal All $85.75

Fees for 2021-22

Other resources

Application process


To apply for this licence, you will need to complete an application form and submit it to council with the appropriate fee.


This licence cannot be transferred to another person.

Administering agency

Office of Industrial Relations

Electrical Safety Office

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:

Licence Processing Services

Electrical Safety Office

Office of Industrial Relations

Mailing address: PO BOX 820
Lutwyche, Queensland 4030
Phone: 1300 632 993
Email: LPS@oir.qld.gov.au
Website: Electrical Safety Office (Opens in new window)