Licensing fees schedule - July 2018

The SafeWork NSW fees schedule sets the fees for licences issued under the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011.

Work health and safety authorisations

Licence/Certificate/Registration/ Notification typeDuration (yearsNewRenewAmendReplace
Asbestos Assessor5$549.50$549.50N/A$34.00
Asbestos Removal – Class A5$5,629.50$5,629.50N/A$34.00
Asbestos Removal – Class B5$1,021.50$563.50N/A$34.00
Authorised ExplosivesPerpetual$112.50N/AN/AN/A
Blasting User5$281.00$281.00N/A$34.00
Dangerous goods packaging designPerpetual$107.00N/A$107.00N/A
Demolition DE12$2,252.00$2,252.00N/A$34.00
Demolition DE22$2,252.00$2,252.00N/A$34.00
General Induction TrainingPerpetualN/AN/AN/A$34.00 
(or $28.00if lodged and paid online)
Hazardous Chemicals notificationPerpetual$237.50N/AN/AN/A
Hazardous Chemicals amendment to notification:
Significant change to quantity or storage for an existing recordSingle occasionN/AN/AN/AN/A
Contact detailsSingle occasionN/AN/AN/AN/A
Closure of recordSingle occasionN/AN/AN/AN/A
Abandonment of tankN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Hazardous Chemicals on premises site searchSingle occasion$305.50*N/AN/AN/A
(Includes GST)
High Risk Work5$ 74.00 per class of licence$68.00N/A$34.00 
(or $28.00if lodged and paid online)
HRW Assessor Accreditation (including mutual recognition)3$1,689.50$1,126.00N/AN/A
HRW Assessor Accreditation additional class applicationSingle occasion$549.50N/AN/AN/A
Import/Export Explosives/Security Sensitive Dangerous Substances (SSDS)5$2,646.50$2,646.50N/A$34.00
Manufacture Explosives5$2,815.50$2,815.50N/A$34.00
Major Hazard Facilities: 
Administration fee for determined major hazard facilities $42,228.00 plus $103.00 per hour of the regulator’s time in connection with the administration of Chapter 9 in relation to the facility Or such lesser fee determined by the regulatorN/AN/AN/A
Application for major hazard facility licence N/AN/AN/AN/A
Administration fee for licensed major hazard facilities $42,228.00 plus $103.00 per hour of the regulator’s time administering the licence Or such lesser fee determined by the regulatorN/AN/AN/A
Administration fee in relation to transfer of major hazard facility $103.00 per hour of the regulator’s time administering the licence Or such lesser fee determined by the regulatorN/AN/AN/A
Administration fee in relation to cancellation of major hazard facility licence on operator’s application $103.00 per hour of the regulator’s time administering the licence Or such lesser fee determined by the regulatorN/AN/AN/A
Notification of Export of ExplosivesSingle occasion$112.50N/AN/AN/A
Notification of Import of ExplosivesSingle occasion$112.50N/AN/AN/A
Notification of intention to use ExplosivesSingle occasionN/AN/AN/AN/A
Notification of Pyrotechnic DisplaySingle occasion$56.00N/AN/AN/A
Plant Design - original or alterationPerpetual$283.50 per designN/AN/A$34.00
Plant ItemAnnual$71.50**$71.50**N/A$34.00
Plant Site SearchSingle$34.00per hour*(includes GST)N/AN/AN/A
Pyrotechnician5$281.00$281.00N/A$34.00
Security Clearance5$169.50$169.50N/A$34.00
Fireworks Single Use/EventSingle occasion$56.00N/AN/A$34.00
Use Security Sensitive Dangerous Substances (SSDS)5$112.50$112.50N/A$34.00
Store Explosives/Security Sensitive Dangerous Substances (SSDS)5$281.00$281.00N/A$34.00
Supply Explosives/Security Sensitive Dangerous5$675.00$675.00N/A$34.00
Transport Explosives by Vehicle5$2,083.00$2,083.00N/A$34.00
Transport Explosives by Vessel5$2,083.00$2,083.00N/A$34.00
Approval for a registered training organisation to deliver asbestos removal and asbestos assessor training in NSWPerpetual$549.50N/AN/AN/A
Approval to deliver entry permit holder training in NSW5$1,592.50$306.00N/AN/A
Approval for a registered training organisation to deliver general construction induction training in NSWPerpetual$549.50N/AN/AN/A
Approval to deliver health and safety representative training in NSW using SafeWork NSW course materials5$1,592.50$571N/AN/A
Approval for a registered training organisation to conduct high risk work training and assessment  in NSWPerpetual$549.50N/AN/AN/A

Notes:

  1. Fees are increased annually in accordance with the Treasury Escalation Factor rates.
  2. We will charge 0.40% credit card payment processing fee if you pay by Visa or Mastercard.
  3. Where SafeWork NSW refuse or withdraw an application, it has already incurred the cost of processing that application. Where the application fee is less than $300 the entire fee is the application fee and no refund is payable. Where the application fee is greater than $300, then $300 plus 20% of the application fee is retained.
  4. * These fees attract GST and GST is included in the listed fee. We will charge 0.44% credit card payment processing fee if you pay by Visa or Mastercard.
  5. ** An additional $2.00 per multiple item of the same type, located at the same address, lodged at the same time and owned by the same applicant is applicable.
  6. Please see Schedule 2 Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017 for fees related to Major Hazard Facilities.
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