Accreditation of Building Products - Victoria


You will require this accreditation if you intend to design or build a product, construction method, design, component or system connected with building work. All building products, construction methods, designs, components or systems connected with building work must comply with the Building Code of Australia and be accredited by the Building Regulations Advisory Committee.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 accreditation, you must provide:

  • an appraisal of the building product from an organisation or person that is recognised by the Committee as competent to make the appraisal
  • an appraisal of the building product from an organisation or person nominated by the Committee addressing matters related to the properties and performance of the building product
  • a test report from an Accredited Testing Laboratory or a Registered Testing Authority
  • any installation manuals produced for the building product
  • any other information or documentation required.

It is strongly advised that you make an appointment with the Agency to evaluate your product's suitability for accreditation. Consultation at an early stage of the process will identify which accreditation system is most suitable for you and if accreditation is deemed to be appropriate.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $2045.25

Fees for 2020 - 21.

Apply Duplicate Certificate All $40.70

Fees for 2020 - 21.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Building Act 1993 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2018 Victoria

Application process


Applicants should consult with the Accreditation Officer of the BRAC to evaluate a product's suitability for accreditation.

Approval time

Approval time will vary on a case by case basis.

Administering agency

Victorian Building Authority

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:


Victorian Building Authority

Operating address: Goods Shed North
733 Bourke Street
Docklands, Victoria 3008
Mailing address: PO BOX 536
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 815 127
Fax: 03 9618 9062
Website: Victorian Building Authority (Opens in new window)