Surveyors Registration Board of Victoria
The Board's Role
Governance and Accountability
About Cadastral Surveying
Find a Surveyor
Check if a Surveyor is Registered
Ways of Finding a Surveyor
For Licensed Surveyors
Further Professional Education or Training (FPET)
Restoration of Registration
Becoming a Supervising Surveyor
Becoming an Examiner
Seeking Registration in Another State
Update My Contact Details
Why Become a Licensed Surveyor?
Qualifications Leading to Registration
Professional Training Agreements
Entering a Professional Training Agreement
During a Professional Training Agreement
Transferring a Professional Training Agreement
Completing a Professional Training Agreement
Lodge a PTA Application
Why Do I Need a Supervising Surveyor?
Examination and Registration Fees
Registration by Mutual Recognition
For the Public
Making a Complaint
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Investigating a Complaint
Make a Complaint
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Offences against the Surveying Act 2004
Guidelines, Legislation and Fees
Survey Practice Handbook
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NOTE - Surveyors are to advise the Board of any changes to their contact details. Go to web page
"Update my Contact Details"
For Licensed Surveyors
How do I renew my registration?
To renew your registration as a licensed surveyor, you must pay a renewal fee and declare your compliance with Further Professional Education or Training (FPET) undertaken during the year.
What are the registration fees?
All licensed surveyors are required to pay annual registration fees. The current fees are set out in the
Surveying (Registration Fees) Regulations 2015.
Where can I find out about Further Professional Education or Training (FPET)?
Section 7 of the
Surveying Act 2004
requires a licensed surveyor to undertake Further Professional Education or Training (FPET) in cadastral surveying and professional skills training in accordance with a determination of the Board. The Board sees FPET as playing a fundamental role in preserving the high quality of cadastral surveying in Victoria.
What is my responsibility if I am unregistered, or registered with non-practising status?
A surveyor who is registered with non-practising status or who is not registered with the Board, cannot certify cadastral survey documents as a licensed surveyor.
Where can I find key documents for surveyors?
Key documents include the Survey Practice Handbook, Surveyor-General's Publications and Key Legislation for Surveyors.
How do I gain registration in another State?
Licensed Surveyors from Victoria may apply for registration in another State or Territory of Australia or New Zealand under the provisions of the
Mutual Recognition Act 1992
How do I become a supervising surveyor?
A Supervising Surveyor must be a licensed surveyor who has been registered in Victoria for at least three years and cannot have more than two concurrent Professional Training Agreements.
How do I become an examiner?
Board appointed examiners assess projects and surveys (submitted by candidates in Professional Training Agreements) for compliance with regulations and cadastral surveying best practice.
How do I update my contact details?
Update your contact details online by entering your Registration number and password you have been provided by the Board.
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