Building registration fees

Current as at 1 July 2018

Fees for building practitioners are listed in the tables below.

All fees are exempt from GST.

Application fees | Annual fees | Five-year renewal fees | Mutual recognition fees | Company registration fees

Application fees for:

Domestic Builder – Unlimited or Project Manager – Domestic and you are not registered with the Victorian Building Authority. $946.20
Domestic Builder – Limited and you are not registered with the Victorian Building Authority. $751.70
Domestic Builder – Unlimited or Project Manager – Domestic and you are registered with the Victorian Building Authority in a category other than Domestic Builder. $878.50
Domestic Builder – Unlimited or Project Manager – Domestic or Domestic Builder – Limited and you are registered with the Victorian Building Authority as a Domestic Builder and you obtained your registration before 21 May 1999. $737.80
Domestic Builder – Unlimited or Project Manager – Domestic or Domestic Builder – Limited and you are registered with the Victorian Building Authority as a Domestic Builder and you obtained your registration after 21 May 1999. $403.80
Building Surveyor or Building Inspector or Commercial Builder or Demolisher or Draftsperson or Engineer or Erector or Supervisor of Temporary Structures or Quantity Surveyor and you are not registered with the Victorian Building Authority. $125.70
Building Surveyor or Building Inspector or Commercial Builder or Demolisher or Draftsperson or Engineer or Erector or Supervisor of Temporary Structures or Quantity Surveyor and you are registered with the Victorian Building Authority. $58.00

Annual fees for:

Domestic registration $250.20
Domestic registration (discounted) $182.60
Non-Domestic registration $125.70
Non-Domestic registration (discounted) $58.00

Registration renewal fees for:

Domestic registration $428.50
Domestic registration (discounted) * $362.20
Non-Domestic registration $214.30
Non-Domestic registration (discounted) * $148.30

Mutual recognition fees for:

Domestic registration $250.20
Non-Domestic registration $125.70

Company registration fees

Application for registration – Domestic Building work $530.00
Application for registration – Domestic (discounted) $460.00
Application for registration – Non-Domestic Building work $260.00
Application for registration – Non-Domestic (discounted) $190.00
Registration renewal fee – Domestic $440.00
Registration renewal fee – Domestic (discounted) $380.00
Registration renewal fee – Non-Domestic $220.00
Registration renewal fee – Non-Domestic (discounted) $160.00
Annual renewal – Domestic $220.00
Annual renewal – Domestic (discounted) $150.00
Annual renewal – Non-Domestic $110.00
Annual renewal – Non-Domestic (discounted) $40.00

* Registration renewal fee discount

If you hold a CURRENT registration in more than one category and class of building practitioner, you may be eligible for a discount fee. The discount does not apply to your first renewal application, but applies to each additional and subsequent application for renewal.

Fees for multiple registrations

Question: I hold current registrations in the category and classes of Commercial Builder (Unlimited) and Domestic Builder (Unlimited). My Commercial Builder (Unlimited) registration renewal is due in September 2018 and my Domestic Builder (Unlimited) is due in April 2021. What fees do I pay?

Answer: You pay the full fee of $214.30 for the Commercial Builder (Unlimited) renewal due in September 2018, as this is your first renewal. Provided this registration remains current, you will be eligible for the discount fee of $362.20 for the Domestic Builder (Unlimited) renewal due in 2021.

Note: Discounted fees do not apply if any of the registrations you hold are in suspension.