Electrical Contractor Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to enter into contracts to provide electrical work to the public, business or government. Electrical work includes the installation, repair, alteration or removal of an electrical infrastructure, electrical circuit or associated fittings, equipment or accessories.

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 a fit and proper person
  • have a strong and stable financial background
  • have the relevant qualifications and competencies
  • hold an adequate insurance coverage (at least $5 million for any one occurrence)
  • nominate an electrical practitioner licence holder (who has completed the relevant training course) to be a nominated manager.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $587.40

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Occupational Licensing Act 2005 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Licensing (Electrical Work) Regulations 2018 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.