Get your Limited Licence for Domestic Building (DB-L)

When it comes to a Builder Licence if you’re a renovation expert, tradie or handiman and have experience in a specific field then a Limited Licence means you can legally work on jobs over $10,000 in your specific trade in Victoria.

There are 29 Limited Classes of Domestic Builder

Limited to bathroom, kitchen or laundry renovation

Limited to bricklaying and blocklaying

Limited to cabinet making, joinery and stair construction

Limited to the construction of gates and fences

Limited to the construction of non-habitable building structures

Limited to the construction of private bushfire shelters

Limited to the construction of retaining walls

Limited to the construction of shade structures

Limited to the construction of swimming pools and spas

Limited to door and window replacement and installation

Limited to earthworks and excavation work

Limited to external wall cladding

Limited to footings and slab work

Limited to framing

Limited to restumping and reblocking

Limited to roof tiling

Limited to site works involved in relocating a dwelling

Limited to the construction of structural landscaping

Limited to waterproofing


If you intend to carry out only one of the below components of work under on domestic building contract you do not need to be registered:

Limited to attaching external fixtures

Limited to floor finishing and covering

Limited to floor and wall tiling

Limited to glazing

Limited to painting and decorating

Limited to sheet plastering

Limited to solid plastering and rendering

Limited to erection of poles, masts and antennae