Painting contractor registration

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New registrations (first time)

Individuals, partnerships and companies that wish to contract with others to provide painting services valued over $1,000 must be registered as a 'painting contractor' and demonstrate a financial and organisational capacity. Partnerships and companies will also be required to have at least one nominated supervisor who is a registered 'painting practitioner'.

If you require advice on completing your application for painter’s registration please contact Licensing Services on 1300 489 099 or email

New contractor application forms are now available. Please complete and return the application form published on this webpage.

As of 1 September 2016 previous versions of the contractor forms cannot be accepted.

Time frame for application processing

Most painting contractor applications are determined within nine weeks. Please assist by submitting all the information required in your application and allow sufficient time for it to be fully assessed.



Form 24 – Painting contractor individual, initial application 


Form 25 – Painting contractor partnership, initial application 

Company/body corporate

Form 26 – Painting contractor company, initial application 

Obligations of registered painting contractors

Information on your responsibilities

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