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Electrical licensing fees

Effective 1 July 2022, electrical licensing fees are changing.

1 July 2022 – 30 June 2023

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

Fees for new licence applications and renewals of electrical licences will incrementally increase in F23.

Application fees:

  • Include a $70 non-refundable administration component.
  • Must be paid at the time a licence application is submitted.
  • Credit card payments are required.

 

New application fees

Licence class Licence period F21-22 fees F22-23 fees
Registered Electrical Contractor (REC) 5 years $635.21 $650.13
Licensed Electrical Inspector (LEI) 5 years $635.21 $650.13
Electrician’s Licence (A) 5 years $407.83 $417.42
Lineworker’s Licence (LW) 5 years $407.83 $417.42
Supervised Workers licence (L) Up to 3 years $244.70 $250.45
Restricted Electrical Worker’s licence (Disconnect/Reconnect)(REL) 5 years $635.21 $650.13
Switchgear Worker’s licence (SW) 5 years $407.83 $417.42

 

Renewal fees

Licence class Licence period F21-22 fees F22-23 fees
Registered Electrical Contractor (REC) 5 years $305.14 $312.22
Licensed Electrical Inspector (LEI) 5 years $305.14  $312.22
Electrician’s Licence (A) 5 years $203.91 $208.70
Lineworker’s Licence (LW) 5 years $203.91 $208.70
Restricted Electrical Worker’s licence (Disconnect/Reconnect) (REL) 5 years $305.14  $312.22
Switchgear Worker’s licence (SW) 5 years $203.91 $208.70
Electrician (Supervised) Licence (ES) 5 years $203.91 $208.70
Occupier’s Licence (O) 5 years $203.91 $208.70

 

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

Contact us

You can contact our licensing team in the following ways:

Monday, Thursday, Friday — 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday — 12:30pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday — 9:00am to 12:30pm