Building Company Registration - Victoria


You need this registration if you intend to do any of the following using your company name:

  • enter into major domestic building contracts
  • be named as a builder on a building permit for major domestic building work, or any other work costing more than (in most cases) $10,000
  • be appointed as the relevant building surveyor.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To apply for registration, you need:

  • an Australian Company Number (ACN)
  • proof of identification for each director completing the police check
  • proof of insurance
  • a current email address and current email addresses for each director of the company.

A company is eligible for registration if:

  • at least one director of the company holds a current registration as a building practitioner
  • the VBA is satisfied that the company and each director of the company meets the prescribed personal and financial probity requirements
  • none of the directors are excluded persons.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Fees are in the attached resource.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
General All Building Practitioner Fees - Company (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Building Act 1993 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2018 Victoria

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.