Information for applicants
Each application form lists the information you need to provide for that category. All applicants must pay the required fee and provide a photograph which will appear on the registration/licence card.
In addition, you will require some or all of the following:
- copies of your qualifications or (if currently licensed interstate) a copy of your interstate licence
- evidence that you have access to the current version of the Australian standard AS/NZS 3500
- a list of the work you have done over the past three years
- if you are not self-employed, a letter of endorsement from your current or most recent employer, sample provided
- character references.
The codes can be purchased from the Master Builders Association NT or online via the SAI Global InfoStore.
If you have any questions about the requirements, please email email@example.com before submitting your application.
Information for people intending to move from one Australian state to another
If you are currently registered/licensed elsewhere in Australia, you can apply for an Northern Territory (NT) licence / registration under mutual recognition and you will be issued with the NT equivalent of your licence. For further information, read the attached information sheet . To apply use the mutual recognition application form provided below.
If you have a current NT registration / licence card you can apply for the equivalent in other states. However, this will be issued only in the categories of plumbing and draining. For further information, read the information sheet .
To check the equivalent of your licence visit the Department of Education, Skills and Employment website.
Information for people Intending to travel between Australia and New Zealand
The mutual recognition principle applies between Australia and New Zealand in the same way that it applies for people moving from Australian state to another. If you are moving from New Zealand to the NT, complete the mutual recognition application form provided below. If you are moving from the NT to New Zealand, visit the NZ Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board website for further information.
Important: The Board will not process your application until you have supplied all the information requested on the application form.
|Application form||Application fee|
|Mutual recognition|| $87 - advanced tradesman|
$43 - journeyman
|Renewal|| $87 - advanced tradesman|
$43 - journeyman
|Advanced tradesman licence||$87|
|Journeyman registration - conditional |
For overseas trained applicants
|Upgrade to journeyman registration |
For holders of conditional journeyman registration
|Issue copy of registration or licence card||$13|