National Prequalification System for Non-residential Buildings

The National Pre-qualification Scheme applies to non-residential government building contracts with a cost estimate of $50 million and above.

The National Prequalification System for non-residential buildings applies to:

  • non-residential government building contracts
  • where the construction cost estimate is $50 million and above

The following Australian states and territories participate in the system:

  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia

The system aims to create certainty and consistency, and streamline the process of prequalification for contractors working in multiple jurisdictions.

A seamless process for mutual recognition of prequalification status for contractors applies between this system and Construction Supplier Register.

Tools and support

Access the National Prequalification System for Non-residential Buildings for:

  • National pre-qualification scheme guidelines
  • Application form and referee report
  • Registration for mutual recognition form
  • Frequently asked questions

For information about the application of the National Pre-qualification Scheme in Victoria, contact the Construction Supplier Register.