Registration of Surveying Graduate - Queensland


This Registration is required for a person to operate as a certain type of surveyor.

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
  • have Overseas Qualifications assessed by Newcastle Innovations (if applicable)


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


Application process

Submit a completed "Application for Registration as a Surveying Graduate" (Form 2A) to the Surveyors Board. An individual who intends to practice as a surveying graduate 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
  • Letter from Newcastle Innovations stating that your overseas qualifications are equivalent to Australia and New Zealand based on the guidelines for assessment of Surveying courses (if applicable)
  • Copies of two references dated within the last 12 months to good fame and character

Approval by the Chief Examiner and Education Convenor 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)