Registration as a Surveyor - Tasmania


You will require this registration if you intend to practice as a land surveyor in Tasmania. This includes undertaking work in cadastral, engineering, hydrographic, mining, geodetic and other surveying specialities.

If you hold a current equivalent registration in another Australian State or Territory, or New Zealand, you may be eligible to apply for this registration under mutual recognition arrangements.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 registration, you must:

  • be registered as a candidate with the prescribed institute
  • completed the relevant courses of study
  • have obtained the required professional practical experience
  • have submitted a series of pre-examination surveys for mentoring purposes
  • complete and submit the relevant application form, accompanied by the prescribed fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Annual. No provision is made for late lodgements.


Application of renewal of registration is to be made by the 31 December each year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $324.00

Act(s) name

Surveyors Act 2002 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Surveyors Regulations 2014 Tasmania

Lodgement process


Please lodge your application directly to the Agency.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Land Tasmania

Office of the Valuer-General

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:


Office of the Valuer-General

Land Tasmania

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 134 Macquarie Street
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 44
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4444
Fax: 03 6233 5694