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Licence fees

Individual application fees from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021

Nominee or Site Supervisor 

Total Application Fee ​ $435.20 ​
Application Fee if you hold a current individual QBCC licence and are applying for another Licence Class ​ $217.65 ​

Mechanical Services - Air-conditioning and Refrigeration and Fire occupational

Total Application Fee ​ $247.70 ​
Application Fee if you hold a current individual QBCC licence and are applying for another Licence Class ​ $123.85 ​

Mechanical Services - Plumbing and Mechanical Services - Medical Gas Site Supervisor and  Occupational Licence:

Site Supervisor Type

Total Application Fee ​ $435.20 ​
Application fee if you hold a current site supervisor licence and are applying for another licence class with the same type ​ $217.60

Occupational Type

Total Application Fee ​ $247.70 ​
Application fee if you hold a current occupational licence and are applying for another licence class with the same type $123.85

Builder or Trade Contractor 

SC1 ​(This option is available to trade contractors only) $671.65​
SC2 $799.00
Cat 1-2 $1024.25
Cat 3-7 $1472.35

Application Fee if you hold a current individual QBCC licence and are applying for another Licence Class.

NOTE: If you hold a current QBCC licence and you are applying for another licence class and you are increasing your allowable annual turnover, you will also be required to pay the difference in renewal fees. Contact QBCC for details of the amount payable.

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SC1 (This option is available to trade contractors only) $380.85
SC2​ $435.20
Cat 1-2 $589.05
Cat 3-7 $817.65

If you are a plumbing or drainage tradesperson your occupational license fees may be waived when you are approved for an associated QBCC Trade Contractors Licence. Find out about the fee structure at Plumbing and Drainage Occupational licence fee.
 

Company Application Fees from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021

Total Application Fee Determined by the Financial Information Supplied
SC1 ​(This option is available to trade contractors only) $1,217.45
SC2 $1,452.00
Category 1-2 $1,870.30
Category 3-7 $2,669.40

Application Fee if you hold a current company QBCC licence and are applying for another Licence Class.

NOTE: If you hold a current QBCC licence and you are applying for another licence class and you are increasing your allowable annual turnover, you will also be required to pay the difference in renewal fees. Contact QBCC for details of the amount payable

SC1 ​(This option is available to trade contractors only) $635.95
SC2 $726.00
Category 1-2 $998.10
Category 3-7 $1362.00

Financial Information

  • Supervisor - Financial information not required
  • SC1 - Allowable annual turnover or estimated annual turnover up to $200,000 - (This option is available to trade contractors only)
  • SC2 - Allowable annual turnover or estimated annual turnover up to $800,000
  • Category 1-2 - Allowable annual turnover or estimated annual turnover between $800,001 and $12M
  • Category 3-7 - Allowable annual turnover or estimated annual turnover of more than $12M

Applications

Your initial application fee covers one or more licence classes and types and includes the first year licence fee. If your application is unsuccessful you will be refunded the licence fee portion.

Renewals

You can pay online or visit renewals for more information about the process.

GST Requirements

Licence and application fees are exempt from GST.