Registration as a Professional Engineer - Victoria

Description

You will need this licence if you intend on registering as a building engineer in:

  • structural engineering
  • civil engineering
  • mechanical engineering
  • electrical engineering
  • fire safety engineering
  • any other prescribed area of engineering.

You will also need to apply for endorsement as a professional engineer, this can be done at the same time as, or after, an application to register as a professional engineer.

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 will need to ensure that you:

  • have all the required qualifications and experience relevant to the area of engineering where you are replying
  • are not subject to disqualification or cancellation of registration as a professional engineer
  • do not have an active guardianship order
  • have complied with any other requirements prescribed by the relevant council.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

Registered professional engineers must comply with any code of conduct that is applicable to the area of engineering in respect of which the engineer is registered.

Duration

Registration lasts for a period of up to three years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Fees for registration range between $169.40 and $499.10, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All $4809.60 Approval or renewal of a new assessment scheme. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Miscellaneous All $50.50 Apply to search and take an extract of or copy of Register of Professional Engineers. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Renewal All -

Renewal of registration fees range between $181.80 and $560.90, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Variation All $1307.60 Variation of an assessment scheme. Fees for 2021-22
Vary Variation All $87.00 Application to add an area of engineering to a registration. Fees for 2021-22

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Business Licensing Authority

Victoria
Mailing address: General Correspondence
GPO BOX 123
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Mailing address: Complaints
GPO BOX 4567
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 558 181
Website: Consumer Affairs Victoria (Opens in new window)