Registration as a Surveyor - Tasmania


You will need 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.

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
  • hold a certificate of competency for your surveying speciality
  • have completed the relevant courses of study
  • have undertaken at least 2 years of professional practical experience
  • have submitted a series of pre-examination surveys for mentoring purposes.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $356.00

Fees for 2023-24

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 Natural Resources 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.