If you are currently registered as a professional engineer, when your registration is nearing its expiry date you'll receive a renewal notice. You are then able to renew your registration online.

If you have changed your name or contact details please ensure you complete NSW Fair Trading's Change of Details – PDF prior to renewing your registration.


To be eligible to renew, you need to:

What you need

  • your registration number
  • your renewal number (as shown on your renewal notice)
  • evidence of your CPD – PDF
  • your contact details
  • a current credit card for fee payment.

How to renew

  1. Gather the required documents including evidence of your CPD.
  2. Select the ‘Renew online’ button.
  3. Log in to your MyServiceNSW Account.
  4. Follow the prompts to renew your registration.


To renew a Design and Building Practitioner registration with NSW Fair Trading, you'll need to log in with a MyServiceNSW Account.

By logging in you consent to sharing your name and email address in your MyServiceNSW Account with NSW Fair Trading, a division of the Department of Customer Service.

The Professional engineer and/or design practitioner registration – privacy collection notice explains how your personal information will be handled once it is shared by Service NSW.

More information

  • If you don't renew on time you'll have to make an application to restore your registration.
  • If your registration has expired more than 3 months, you'll need to apply for a new registration to be issued.
  • You cannot work if your registration is expired.
Last updated: 19 March 2024