Well Driller's Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence to construct or conduct work on a well. Licence holders are authorised to:

  • drill a well to access groundwater
  • plug, backfill or seal a well
  • repair, replace or alter the casing, lining or screen of a well.

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, you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a fit and proper person
  • have the required qualifications to competently carry out well drilling operations.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $307.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $159.00

Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $233.00

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Administering agency

Department for Environment and Water

Contact details

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