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We are operating at reduced capacity due to the COVID 19 alert level four requirements.

Please only call our 0800 number if someone is at serious risk of harm or has been seriously injured, become seriously ill, or died as a result of work.

For other notifications please complete our online forms at Notify WorkSafe.

Apply for an asbestos removal licence using the online form or the downloadable form.

Apply for an asbestos removal licence, using the online form or the downloadable 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 an asbestos removal licence you will need to complete the application form and submit it to WorkSafe along with the required supporting documentation, and 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

Please 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.

Type of licence Application form Applicant guide
New asbestos removal licence 

Application for an asbestos removal licence [online form](external link)

Application for an asbestos removal licence [PDF, 133 KB]

Relevant forms:

Asbestos removal licensing guide for applicants [PDF, 248 KB]
New asbestos assessor licence Application for an asbestos assessor licence [PDF, 111 KB] Asbestos assessor licensing guide for applicants [PDF, 152 KB]
Replacement asbestos removal or assessor licence Application for replacement asbestos licence document [PDF, 394 KB]