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Electrical licences FAQ

Frequently asked questions about licensing, registration and ESVConnect.


This page lists the questions you might have about ESVConnect. For any questions not covered on this page, see:

If you need assistance with online forms or have a query about licensing applications, renewals or Registered Electrical Contractor (REC) applications in ESVConnect, contact our Licensing team:

Licensing, registration and ESVConnect

ESVConnect is now the only system for online regulation of the electrical industry in Victoria.

You can:

  • apply for a licence or registration
  • renew existing licences
  • manage your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements
  • update your contact details
  • manage and lodge Certificates of Electrical Safety (COES) and
  • register cathodic protection systems.

Your email address identifies you uniquely, allowing you to lodge and track your applications and maintain existing licences.

Watch Introducing ESVConnect. This animated video gives you a brief overview of how ESVConnect works:

Frequently Asked Questions

Date: 20/07/2024 12:24

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