Change to Annual Renewal Form
To be better reflect the language used in the Building Act 1993 (the Act), the VBA has changed the title of the annual renewal notice for registered building practitioners.
The annual renewal notice is now titled the 'Annual Fee and Insurance Form' which better reflects the requirements listed in the Act. On each anniversary of his or her registration, a registered building practitioner must pay an annual fee and provide proof that they will be covered by the required insurance for the next 12 months.
The term 'renewal of registration' was introduced with the most recent changes to the Act. The VBA may grant a renewal of registration (for a period of five years) on the application of the registered building practitioner.
In line with this change, the VBA will be introducing a new application form 'Five Year Registration Renewal of Building Practitioner' which practitioners will need to complete and submit at least three months before their expiry date.