Plumbing, Gas Fitting or Electrical Workers Registration - South Australia


You will need to register if you intend to carry out physical trade work as a plumber, gas fitter or electrician.

You may register to carry out work in all three fields of plumbing, gas fitting and electrical, two fields only, or a single field only.

Please contact the agency for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You will need to have the necessary qualifications in the relevant field/s to be a registered plumber, gas fitter or electrician. Details can be found in the attached documents.

You may register if you are a qualified plumber and you:

  • work on water or sanitary plumbing and drainage
  • install or test back flow prevention devices.

You may register if you are a qualified gas fitter and you work on gas pipes or equipment downstream of:

  • the licensed gas supplier's meter
  • a gas storage tank or cylinder.

Your electrical qualifications will affect what type of work will be authorised under your registration.

Please contact the agency for more information on eligibility requirements.


3 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $517.00
Renew Renewal All $287.00

Other resources

Application process


You will need to lodge your completed application with any supporting documents directly with the agency.


You may be able to transfer your licence from interstate or overseas.

Administering agency

Consumer and Business Services

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:

Occupational Licensing

Consumer and Business Services

Operating address: 91 Grenfell Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1719
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 13 18 82
Website: Consumer and Business Services (Opens in new window)