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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.

Note: If you have changed your name, ensure you update your details with NSW Fair Trading prior to renewing your registration.


To be eligible to renew, you need to:

What you need

  • a MyServiceNSW Account
  • 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 complete your renewal application.
  5. Review your answers and give consent to process your renewal application.
  6. Enter your payment details.
  7. Select ‘Pay now’.


To renew a Design and Building Practitioner registration you'll need to log in with your  MyServiceNSW Account. By logging in you:

  • consent to sharing your name and email address in your MyServiceNSW Account with NSW Fair Trading
  • consent to verifying your identity using your MyServiceNSW Account
  • consent to sharing the details of the identity documents you provide via your MyService Account, with NSW Fair Trading
  • declare that you have read and accepted the terms of the Professional engineer and design and building practitioners – Privacy Statements.

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: 20 September 2022