Registration as a Surveyor - Queensland


This registration is required for a person to operate as certain types of surveyors.

It is up to the applicant to obtain a copy of the Surveyors Act 2003.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You must:

  • meet the Competency Assessment process for the applicable level of registration sought
  • surveyors currently registered must meet the Competency Assessment process for the applicable level of registration sought


This registration remains in effect until 31 December each year and is renewed in the period from October to December.


Application process

Submit the appropriate application form to the Surveyors Board. An individual who intends to practise as a surveyor will be required to pay an application fee plus an annual registration fee.

The following documents must be submitted with the application:

  • Copies of academic transcript, diplomas and other relevant certificates
  • Evidence of competency issued within 12 months to date of this application
  • Successful Exit Interview
  • Two signed references issued within 12 months, one to good fame and character

Approval by the Board Members during a Board meeting is required before the registration is granted.

Transfer process

This registration cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Surveyors Board of Queensland

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:

Executive Officer

Surveyors Board of Queensland

Operating address: Unit 18
Level 4 Kenlynn Centre
457 Upper Edward Street
Spring Hill, Queensland 4000
Mailing address: PO Box 656
Spring Hill, Queensland 4004
Phone: 07 3839 7744
Website: Surveyors Board of Queensland (Opens in new window)