Registration for participation in the National Electricity Market - Queensland


You will need this registration if you intend to participate in the National Electricity Market. Participant categories that require this registration include:

  • generator - own, control or operate a generating system connected to a transmission or distribution network
  • network service provider - own, control or operate a transmission or distribution system
  • customer - purchase electricity supplied through a transmission or distribution system to a connection point.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for registration, you must:

  • meet any eligibility requirements specific to the participant category in which you intend to register
  • be able to fulfil all relevant financial obligations
  • demonstrate an ability to comply with the National Electricity Rules.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please contact the administering agency for information on fees to be submitted.

Application process


You will need to submit the following to initiate the application review process:

  • application form signed by an authorised officer of the applicant entity
  • a Letter of Authority must be provided by the applicant entity where a third party is submitting the application on behalf of the applicant
  • ABN is provided and accurate
  • company name is provided and accurate (please ensure the full trust trustee relationship name is provided if applying as a trust)
  • registration contact is provided
  • participant category the application relates to is selected.

Approval time

15 business days

Administering agency

Australian Energy Market Operator

Contact details

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