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

Approval time

5 business days for initial registration and 1 business day for annual registration.

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.