Permit to Install, Maintain or Repair Fire Protection Equipment - Tasmania


You will require this permit if you intend to install, maintain or repair fire protection equipment. There are two classes of permit:

  • Portable Fire Protection Equipment: covering fire extinguishers, fire hose reels, fire hydrants, hydrant valves, fire blankets.
  • Fire Protection Systems: covering fire and smoke detection and alarm systems, automatic fire sprinkler systems, fire extinguishing systems, smoke management systems and emergency warning and inter-communication systems.

Once issued, permits legally allow you to install, maintain or repair all fire protection equipment specified in the scope of the relevant permit.

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

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Approval Time

Fire Protection System: 4 to 6 weeks; Fire Protection Equipment: 5 working days.

Administering agency

Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management

Tasmania Fire Service

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Head Office

Toll Free: 1800 000 699
Phone: 03 6230 8600
Fax: 03 6234 6647