Preliminary Survey Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to carry out a survey, environmental evaluation or other form of assessment in preparation for carrying out regulated energy activities on land.

A preliminary survey may include surveying the proposed route of an onshore transmission pipeline prior to applying for a pipeline licence.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


One year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $4937.00

Fees for 2022-23

Apply Licence All $4176.00

Annual fee - or $1.65 per square kilometre (whichever is greater). Fees for 2022-23


Other resources

Administering agency

Department for Energy and Mining

Energy Resources Division

Contact details

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