Proposed Professional Engineers Registration Fees Regulations - Public consultation

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The proposed Professional Engineers Registration (Fees) Regulations 2021 will prescribe the fees for the registration and endorsement of professional engineers and endorsed building engineers and for other services provided by the Business Licensing Authority. They will also prescribe refunds and exemptions from the payment of fees in certain circumstances.

A Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) has been prepared to examine the impact of the proposed Fees Regulations and alternatives approaches to setting fees.

Consultation closed

Our public consultation on the proposed Fees Regulations and RIS closed on Monday 3 May 2021.

We will consider the submissions received and publish the outcomes of the consultation on Engage Victoria.


The proposed Fees Regulations have been prepared to support the operation of the Professional Engineers Registration Act 2019 which commences on 1 July 2021.

Under the Act, professional engineers will be required to be registered if they provide professional engineering services in and for Victoria in the areas of:

  • fire safety engineering
  • civil engineering
  • structural engineering
  • electrical engineering, and
  • mechanical engineering.

However, the requirement to be registered will be progressively phased-in by area of engineering over the next two-and-a-half years. In addition to being registered, professional engineers who wish to practise in the building industry will need to have a special endorsement on their registration. For more information on professional engineers registration and endorsement, visit Professional engineers.

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