Applying for certificate of approval for electrical appliances

To lodge your application use the Equipment Certification login at the Electrical Equipment Approval Database at

To help with your application download a copy of the Applicants Guide to the Electrical Approval Database.

When you lodge your application you must also register as a Responsible Supplier.

Your application must include a copy of an electrical safety test report from either:

  • a National Association of Testing Authorities Australia (NATA) accredited laboratory
  • a laboratory with accreditation under the International Electrotechnical Commission IECEE scheme and should include "CB" Certificate.

The electrical safety test report needs to show full compliance to the relevant Australian electrical safety standard for your electrical article.

For an application to be processed by Consumer, Building and Occupational Services (CBOS), the applicant must have an Australian Business Number (ABN) with a Tasmanian business address.

When your application has been approved your Certificate of Approval will be emailed to you.