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Apply for a licence

The asbestos removal licence can be applied for either online, using the link below, or using the PDF form.

The asbestos assessor licence can be applied for using the PDF form.

Forms can either be emailed or posted to WorkSafe.


Which licence do you need

Check the Overview page for details on the different types and classes of licence. 


How to apply

To apply for a licence you will need to complete the application form and submit it to WorkSafe along with the required supporting documentation. You must also pay the relevant fee.

Please note: your removal licence fee does not include the addition of your first nominated supervisor on your licence. This is an additional fee.


Before you start

You must read the relevant applicant guide and make sure you understand:

  • what supporting documentation you need to gather and have ready to submit with your application,
  • the total fee you are required to pay, and
  • how to get your application to WorkSafe.

Below are links to the application forms and related applicant guides.


Asbestos Removal Licence

Application for an Asbestos Removal Licence [online form]

Application for an Asbestos Removal Licence [PDF 467KB]

Asbestos Removal Licensing Guide for Applicants [PDF 317KB]
Asbestos Assessor Licence Application for an Asbestos Assessor Licence [PDF 340KB] Asbestos Assessor Licensing Guide for Applicants [PDF 245KB]


Last updated 11 July 2016


On Monday 4 April 2016, the New Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) came into effect.

HSWA repeals the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, with immediate effect.

All references to the 1992 Act on this website and within our guidance will be progressively removed.