Transfer of Private Building Surveyor functions

A Private Building Surveyor (PBS) may transfer their functions to another PBS or a Municipal Building Surveyor permanently or for a fixed period under section 80C of the Building Act 1993. The VBA’s consent to terminate an appointment is not required for a transfer occurring under this section.

For further information on the transfer of building surveyor functions, please refer to the Fact Sheet: Transfer of Private Building Surveyor functions (updated November 2018) and FAQs: Transfer of Private Building Surveyor functions (updated November 2018).

Which “Authority to Transfer Form” should I use?

Your circumstances will dictate which form you need to complete. Select the relevant category below. (Please carefully read the information in the boxes below to ensure you complete the relevant form.)