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Fees

Information about licensing and registration fees.

Electrical licensing fees

1 July 2024 – 30 June 2025

Fees relating to the Electrical Safety (Registration and Licensing) Regulations 2020

Application fees:

  • include a $70 non-refundable administration component
  • must be paid at the time a licence application is submitted
  • must be paid by credit card.

Application fees

Licence classLicence periodFY 23–24 feesFY 24–25 fees
Registered Electrical Contractor (REC)5 years$676.10$694.40
Licensed Electrical Inspector (LEI)5 years$676.10$694.40
Electrician's Licence (A)5 years$434.10$445.80
Lineworker's Licence (LW)5 years$434.10$445.80
Supervised Worker's licence (L)Up to 3 years$260.50$267.50
Restricted Electrical Worker's licence
(Disconnect/Reconnect) (REL)
5 years$676.10$694.40
Switchgear Worker's licence (SW)5 years$434.10$445.80

Renewal fees

Licence classLicence periodFY 23–24 feesFY 24–25 fees
Registered Electrical Contractor (REC)5 years$324.70$333.50
Licensed Electrical Inspector (LEI)5 years$324.70$333.50
Electrician's Licence (A)5 years$217.00$222.90
Lineworker's Licence (LW)5 years$217.00$222.90
Restricted Electrical Worker's licence
(Disconnect/Reconnect) (REL)
5 years$324.70$333.50
Switchgear Worker's licence (SW)5 years$217.00$222.90
Electrician (Supervised) Licence (ES)5 years$217.00$222.90
Occupier's Licence (O)5 years$217.00$222.90

The Department of Treasury and Finance sets the base fee unit for ESV’s electrical licensing fees.

Date: 20/07/2024 13:33

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