Registration of Tasmanian Surveyors

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Surveyors Act 2002​ provides for:
    • mandatory registration of surveyors intending to practise as land surveyors in Tasmania; and
    • voluntary registration of surveyors practising other disciplines (such as engineering or hydrographic surveying) who have competency accreditation recognised by a relevant surveying institution as satisfying national competency standards.

Roles of Surveyor General and Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation B​oard

The Surveyor General maintains a Register of Tasmanian Surveyors under ​Section (4)(a) of the Surveyors Act 2002 but is not responsible for determining the professional competence of persons wishing to be added to the register.

A person applying for registration as a land surveyor under the​ must have the educational and practical training prescribed by the Surveyors Regulations 2014 and the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board administers a process that enables applicants to establish their professional competency to practise as a registered land surveyor in Tasmania.  

All applications for registration must be made to the Office of the Surveyor General, using the forms available below for initial registration or through the LIST interface for renewal of registration. 

The fee for registration in 2021 is $324.00 whilst the late renewal fee for re-registration (renewal application received after 31 December 2020 up until 31 March 2021) is $405.00​​. 

If you are applying​​​ for initial registration

as a surveyor for the first time in Tasmania in 2021, you must complete OSG Form A and provide evidence of your educational qualifications and training that are specified on the form, along with payment of $324.00 :

  OSG Form A   (260Kb)


If you ar​e alre​​​ad​y registered and wish to renew

your registration, you must do so on-line through the LIST interface, providing a summary declaration of survey-related activity and professional development for the preceding 12 months in accordance with the Professional Development Directions​ prior to completing the renewal of registration. The appropriate section of the re-registration product is made visible on the LIST interface for eligible surveyors on the 1st of December each year.

Failure to renew registration by 31 March 2021 will result in removal from the Register.​

If you are already registered as a land surveyor

in another State or Territory of Australia or from New Zealand, you must complete OSG Form A and OSG Form C and provide the evidence and documentation outlined on the forms, along with payment of $324.00 :

  OSG Form C   (129Kb)​


Office of the Surveyor General
134 Macquarie Street
Phone: 03 6165 4444

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