Professional Engineers Registration - Victoria

Description

You will need this registration if you intend to provide professional engineering services.

From 1 July 2021, registration will be mandatory for professional engineers who intend to practise in the building industry. You will not be required to be registered if you work under the direct supervision of a registered practising professional engineer or only in accordance with a prescriptive standard.

The five areas of engineering that will require registration in the future and the dates registration becomes mandatory are:

  • fire safety engineering: 1 December 2021
  • civil engineering: 1 October 2022
  • structural engineering: 1 October 2022
  • electrical engineering: 1 June 2023
  • mechanical engineering: 1 December 2023.

Service type

Licence

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

Duration

3 years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $499.10

Initial registration (for 3 years) - practising professional engineer. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All $169.40

Initial registration (for 3 years) - non-practising professional engineer.    Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All $221.70

Initial endorsement (for 3 years). Fees for 2021-22

Forms

Approval time

To ensure that your registration is completed by the date when registration will become mandatory for your area of engineering, you should lodge your application fat least three months before that date.

Transfer

If you are already registered with the Victorian Building Authority as a building practitioner in the category of engineer, your registration will automatically be transferred.

Additional information

Interstate workers will need to notify the Business Licensing Authority (BLA) before they can rely on Automatic Mutual Recognition to provide professional engineering services.

Administering agency

Business Licensing Authority

Contact details

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