Restricted Electrical Licence - Tasmania


You will require this licence if you intend to undertake limited electrical work which is incidental to your principal function in the workplace. For example, this licence is required for the disconnection and reconnection of electrical equipment for repair. Categories of the licence include:

  • refrigeration and air conditioning
  • instrumentation
  • electronics
  • water heaters
  • pre-assembled neon signs
  • composite equipment
  • control devices
  • gas appliances
  • motors
  • explosion protection equipment.

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 licence you must:

  • be appropriately trained and competent for the task specified
  • provide copies of any interstate equivalent licenses or certificates of trade qualifications
  • demonstrate a need to obtain a restricted licence (by a submission from you or your employer)
  • show relevant on-the-job experience.

Applicants who hold the necessary qualifications / experience may not be required to undertake the licensing assessment.

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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $243.00 Annual fee.

Act(s) name

Occupational Licensing Act 2005 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Licensing (Electrical Work) Regulations 2018 Tasmania

Application process


Please lodge your application form, fee, and any associated documents directly with the Agency.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Consumer, Building and Occupational Services

Department of Justice

Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 1300 654 499
Website: Consumer, Building and Occupational Services (Opens in new window)