Licensed and Registered Surveyors - South Australia


You will require a licence or registration if you intend to practice as a surveyor.

Licensed surveyors have specific expertise in the identification and measurement of property boundaries. They undertake surveys and planning applications for land subdivision and community titles. They are qualified to conduct surveys and authorise legal documentation. ?In South Australia, all property boundary surveys must be conducted or supervised by a practising licensed surveyor by law

Registered surveyors have recognised expertise in areas other than land boundary definition. They specialise in engineering surveying, mining surveying and hydrographic surveying. 

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 this licence or registration, you must:


  • hold the required academic qualifications
  • satisfactorily complete the Registered Surveying Graduate program
  • successfully undertake a Professional Assessment Project.




Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the agency for more information.


Administering agency

Surveyors Board of South Australia

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:


Surveyors Board of South Australia

South Australia
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1349
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 08 8212 0343
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