Operating Licence - Victoria


You may need this licence if you intend to conduct complex high-risk industrial and waste activities or other prescribed activities. There are 48 types of prescribed operating activities which require a licence.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

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 - There is no fee when you are progressing from a development licence to an operating licence.
Apply Application All $1348.00

Licence fee if you do not hold a development licence already. Fees for 2023-24


Other resources

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 2017 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Environment Protection Regulations 2021 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Environment Protection Authority Victoria

Contact details

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