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IMPORTANT :
All applications (new and renewal) take 6 to 8 weeks to process. Regardless of whether your application is received before the closing date for the next meeting, failure to provide all the information requested will delay processing.

 

Application Form

Fees as of  1 July 2013

Fees as of  1 July 2014

Mutual Recognition

$984 ($246 & $738)

$1021  ($255 & $766)

Individual Registration

$984 ($246 on application and
 $738 on approval)

$1021  ($255 on application and
 $766 on approval)

Company Registration

$984($246 on application and
 $738 on approval)

$1021  ($255 on application and
 $766 on approval)

Owner Builder

$246

$255


NEW REGISTRATIONS

 

Mutual Recognition - Individuals only

If you are currently registered in another state, you may apply for NT registration in the equivalent category using the form below. To check if there is an NT equivalent, visit the COAG site. Companies cannot apply using Mutual Recognition. In order to register a company, you must first register an individual.

 

  • Mutual Recognition                                                                           

Fee: $1021 on application

 

Individual - not including Building Contractor Residential

                                                                                

Fee: $255 on application, $766 on approval.

 

Individual - Building Contractor Residential only

Fee: $255 on application, $766 on approval.

 

Company all categories

                                                                                

Fee: $255 on application, $766 on approval. 


Net Assets Certificate - Individual and Company
If you are applying as a Building Contractor (Residential) (new or renewal) you must provide an ORIGINAL Net Assets Certificate from your accountant showing that the applicant (individual or company) has net assets of at least $50,000. Guidelines and a sample NTA certificate are available here.

Supervision
To qualify for renewal as a company in the category of Building Contractor Residential, the company must have at least one registered nominee or company director who is able to provide adequate supervision for the work the company carries out.

RENEWALS

Although the Board sends out renewal notices as a courtesy, it is your responsibility to ensure that your registration is renewed before its expiry date.

Renewal applications must be lodged at least 2 months before your registration expires to give the Board time to process them.

If you do not lodge your application 2 months before expiry, your registration may not be renewed in time and will expire and you will be unable to work.

  • Corporation - Renewal of all categories- company registration
  • Individual - Renewal of all categories - individual registration

Fee: $1021 on application

Related Documents

At renewal time, all practitioners must provide a list of projects undertaken during the past 2 years. For your assistance, a Sample Project List is available here.

Net Assets Certificate - Individual and Company
If you are applying as a Building Contractor (Residential) (new or renewal) you must provide an ORIGINAL Net Assets Certificate from your accountant showing that the applicant (individual or company) has net assets of at least $50,000. Guidelines and a sample NTA certificate are available here.

Supervision
To qualify for renewal as a company in the category of Building Contractor Residential, the company must have at least one registered nominee or company director who is able to provide adequate supervision for the work the company carries out.

 

OWNER-BUILDERS

  • Owner-Builder Application                                                                               

Fee: $255 on application

Related Documents

Owner-Builder Fact Sheet

Owner-Builder Manual

You must read the Manual and sign the declaration form before lodging an application for Owner-Builder certificate.

Before starting work, please contact NT WorkSafe about your obligations in regard to construction site safety and any requirement for you or anyone employed by you to hold a White Card.

 

RELATED INFORMATION

 

Requirements for Registration

The requirements for registration in each category (qualifications, experience and insurance) are listed in the Ministerial Determination dated 27 December 2012, gazetted on 28 December 2012. Requirements are also listed on each application form.

References

Where a reference is required, it should be given by a building practitioner, preferably registered in the NT. The reference should give details about your involvement and responsibility in projects relevant to the category of registration you have applied for.

Full Company Search

A full company search must be provided with all applications for company registration. This company search, also called a company extract, provides details of office holders, addresses of the company, members of proprietary companies, and can be purchased from an office of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission. For an office near you, visit the ASIC website. In Darwin ASIC is located at:

Level 7, TIO Centre
24 Mitchell Street
Darwin NT 0800

Phone:1300 300 630
Fax: (03) 5177 3999
Opening hours: 8.30 am to 4.30 pm

 

 

 

 

Certificate IV in Building and Construction

For information relating to the Certificate IV in Building and Construction in the Northern Territory, contact:

RESIDENTIAL BUILDING COVER

Residential Building Cover is provided by the Master Builders Association. For further information, contact MBA on 8922 9680.