Registration of Tasmanian Surveyors
The Surveyors Act 2002
- 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 Board
The Surveyor General maintains a Register of Tasmanian Surveyors
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 2020 is $324.00 whilst the late renewal fee for re-registration (renewal applicaiton received after 31 December 2019 up until 31March 2020) is $405.00.
If you are applying for initial registration
as a surveyor for the first time in Tasmania in 2020, 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 :
If you are already 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 2020 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)