Registration as a Licensed Land Surveyor - Western Australia


You will need this registration if you intend to practice as a land surveyor. Surveying land includes the re-establishment of boundaries previously established.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

There are two avenues to become registered as a licensed land surveyor.

The first avenue is for land surveyors licensed in another Australia state or territory or New Zealand who are eligible for mutual recognition.

The second avenue is for new applicants. You will:

  • need to be at least 18 years old
  • hold a 4 year Bachelor of Surveying Degree from a University equivalent to Curtin University
  • complete a 2 year Professional Training Agreement with a Licensed Surveyor
  • complete 5 projects and sit a series of practical and written assessments.


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Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


Other resources

Act(s) name

Licensed Surveyors Act 1909 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Licensed Surveyors (Licensing and Registration) Regulations 1990 Western Australia

Administering agency

Land Surveyors Licensing Board

Contact details

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