Building registration fees

Building Practitioner registration fees - 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018

Relevant Provision

Fee ($)

Application fee for Domestic Builder - Unlimited or Domestic Builder - Manager and you are not registered with the Victorian Building Authority.

$946.20

Application fee for Domestic Builder - Limited and you are not registered with the Victorian Building Authority.

$751.70

Application fee for Domestic Builder - Unlimited or Domestic Builder - Manager and you are registered with the Victorian Building Authority in a category other than Domestic Builder.

$878.50

Application fee for Domestic Builder - Unlimited or Domestic Builder - Manager 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

Application fee for Domestic Builder - Unlimited or Domestic Builder - Manager 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

Application fee for 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

Application fee for 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 

 
Annual fee for Domestic registration 

$250.20 

Annual fee for Domestic registration (discounted)

$182.60 

Annual fee for Non-Domestic registration 

$125.70 

Annual fee for Non-Domestic registration (discounted)

$58.00 

Five year renewal fees 

 
Renewal fee for Domestic registration 

$428.50 

Renewal fee for Domestic registration (discounted)*

$362.20

Renewal fee for Non-Domestic registration 

$214.30

Renewal fee for Non-Domestic registration (discounted)* 

$148.30 

Mutual recognition fees  
Mutual recognition fee for Domestic registration 

$250.20 

Mutual recognition fee for Non - Domestic registration 

$125.70

*Five Year 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.

Example:

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