Go to top of page Work & Business Licences Popular links Renewal payments and extensions Surrender your licence Print your licence or certificate Interstate and overseas licences Saved and incomplete licence applications Check licence holders Order a replacement card Register to receive electronic notifications Information Campaigns Resources News Information about work and business licences in South Australia can be found on SA.GOV.AU Building and trades Building work contractors licence Building work supervisors registration Plumbers, gas fitters & electricians licence Plumbers, gas fitters & electricians registration Builder responsibilities Licences and ID cards Check processing times Dob in an unlicensed tradie Real estate Land agents registration Sales representatives registration Property managers registration Auctioneers registration Working in real estate Conveyancer registration Conveyancers' responsibilities Security Security agents and investigators licence Security training provider approval Licences and ID cards Check processing times Vehicles Second hand vehicle dealers licence Second hand vehicle dealers responsibilities Request to alter or replace an odometer Second hand vehicle dealer sample forms Labour hire Labour hire licence Labour hire laws Tattoo industry Information for the tattoo industry Featured Campaigns Some builders licence qualifications are changing New qualification requirements will be introduced for anyone applying for a building work contractor’s licence to perform major residential building work Find out more Counter Terrorism Awareness for Security Industry Personnel A new publication developed by Consumer and Business Services and SAPOL is now available Find out more Labour hire laws The Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 requires labour hire providers in South Australia to be licensed. Find out more Buying a used car? You might save a few dollars if you buy from a private seller, but there are more risks than buying from a licensed car dealer. Find out more Property management reforms By 28 September 2019 all employees of a registered land agent who manage properties must have completed specific property management training and be registered with CBS Find out more Digital licences for occupational licence holders South Australians can now carry selected government issued passes and licences on an Apple or Android smart phone or tablet device. Find out more Underquoting We're stamping out underquoting Find out more Download resources Access common resources and downloads in our resource centre. Visit the CBS resource centre Latest News 4 December 2019 Unlicensed building work contractor prosecuted An unlicensed builder has been fined $7500 and ordered to repay consumers more than $11,000 for building unlicensed, seeking a deposit above the legal limit and substandard work on properties at Paralowie and Hawthorn. 15 November 2019 Unlicensed traders on the prowl in the Riverland South Australia's consumer watchdog has urged people living in the Riverland to be wary of anyone offering cheap asphalting services in the region. 31 October 2019 Electricians penalised after negligent work South Australia's consumer watchdog has taken disciplinary action after grossly negligent work led to an Elizabeth Vale man suffering a severe electric shock. 29 October 2019 Builder put on notice over insurance breach - media release CBS has put an Adelaide builder on notice, after his business initially failed to secure indemnity insurance for 17 residential properties. City Builders has entered into a written assurance with Consumer and Business Services after allegedly commencing work on the properties without... 3 October 2019 Equipping security agents to respond to suspected terror attacks A new resource will help better prepare security personnel if they need to respond to a suspected terrorism incident in South Australia. 25 September 2019 Fire sprinkler ‘test and inspect’ registration A new registration category has been created for people who ‘test and inspect’ fire sprinklers – or fire suppression systems. This category is for those who only undertake this type of plumbing work. 20 September 2019 CBS Connect September 2019 Read the September 2019 edition of CBS Connect 21 August 2019 Contractor fined for flouting licensing rules An undischarged bankrupt barred from operating as a business director has been fined nearly $9000 for misleading consumers and carrying out unlicensed building works. 9 August 2019 Public warning issued against solar panel business South Australia’s consumer watchdog has warned consumers against doing business with a Torrensville-based company supplying and installing solar panels, following multiple complaints. 10 July 2019 Public warned over trader South Australia’s consumer watchdog is warning the public against dealing with a Campbelltown-based man advertising washing machine repairs following complaints of unsatisfactory services.