Well Driller's Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence to drill, plug, backfill or seal a well, or to 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

You must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • demonstrate that you are a fit and proper person
  • have the requisite qualifications to carry out well drilling operations competently.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $287.00
Renew Renewal All $149.00
Vary Variation All $218.00

Administering agency

Water Resources Allocation Division

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:

Water Resources Allocation Division

South Australia
Operating address: 81 - 95 Waymouth Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1047
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 08 8463 6876
Email: dewwaterlicensing@sa.gov.au