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Building Services Provider Licences - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to become a building services provider. A building services provider is someone who performs building or demolition work, design work or assessment and certification work. The licence types are as follows:

  • builder licence
  • architect licence
  • engineer licence
  • building designer licence
  • building services designer licence
  • building surveyor licence
  • permit authority licence
  • body corporate licence
  • partnership licence.

Each of these types of licence has unique sub-types of licence which outline their unique requirements and define what type of activities you can be licensed to undertake.

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:

  • have the appropriate qualifications, experience and competencies
  • meet the requirements for capacity and fitness, including a sound and stable financial background
  • hold the appropriate insurance policy
  • undertake continuing professional development.

If you are applying for a body corporate or partnership licence you will need to nominate a person to hold the licence.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will need to keep records of all work you have completed for at least 10 years.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Fee information is on the attached fee resource.


Act(s) name

Occupational Licensing Act 2005 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Licensing (Building Services Work) Regulations 2016 Tasmania

Approval time

21 business days

Administering agency

Department of Justice

Consumer, Building and Occupational Services

Contact details

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