Building Company Registration - Victoria

Description

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

Licence

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

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

If the company is applying for registration in the class of Project Manager (Domestic), (Domestic Builder (Unlimited), Domestic Builder (Manager) or Domestic Builder (limited to a class of domestic building work):

  • $543.30 - if the company is not currently registered in Victoria in any other category or class of building practitioner
  • $471.50 - if the company is currently registered in Victoria in another category or class of building practitioner.

Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All

If the company is applying for registration in any other category or class:

  • $266.50 - if the company is not currently registered in Victoria in any other category or class of building practitioner
  • $194.80 - if the company is currently registered in Victoria in another category or class of building practitioner.

Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Building Act 1993 Victoria

Administering agency

Victorian Building Authority