Registered engineers play a key role in maintaining and improving the standard of buildings. They can work with mechanical and electronic systems, and structural and fire safety issues. Engineers also help protect the safety and health of people in buildings, promote cost-effective construction and resolve environmental and energy issues.

There are four classes of engineer in which you can apply to register:

  • Civil engineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Fire safety engineer.


Do you have the skills, knowledge and experience to apply for registration as an engineer? To learn more, read the guide to registration: What is engineering work?

Start your application

Save and complete the following form on your computer (do not handwrite; it will take longer to process). The application form includes a checklist on the front page to assist you with the process.

If you are in a partnership

Each partner of the partnership applying for registration must complete a separate Partner's Declaration (PDF, 321.51 KB).