Plumbing Certificate of Compliance - South Australia


You will require a certificate of compliance when you carry out plumbing work in South Australia.

A Plumbing certificate of compliance provides evidence:

  • that the plumber who has completed the work is appropriately licensed.
  • that the completed work is safe and complies with necessary regulations, rules and standards.
  • of the extent and nature of the completed plumbing work.

Certificates of compliance must be provided to your customer and submitted online to the Office of the Technical Regulator via the electronic Certificate of Compliance website within seven days of completing the plumbing work.  

Plumbers are not required to submit a certificate of compliance for the following work:

  • changing tap washers
  • clearing blocked sanitary drainage pipework not exceeding 50mm in diameter
  • replacing, altering, repairing, maintaining or disconnecting domestic tapware.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Only people with an appropriate industry licence can legally fill out a certificate of compliance and certify plumbing work. Refer to the Plumbers, Gas Fitters and Electricians Act 1995 for a definition of plumbing work and the requirement to hold an appropriate licence.


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Administering agency

Department for Energy and Mining

Contact details

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Office of the Technical Regulator

South Australia
Operating address: ANZ Building
Level 4
11 Waymouth Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 320
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 08 8226 5500