To renew your certificate, you will need to provide a statutory declaration to verify that you have done a minimum number of 100 hours of locating in the last 12 months and confirm that you use the required equipment. Download the statutory declaration template relevant to your state below.

Once you have completed your statutory declaration, follow the follow these steps to renew your certificate:

  1. Enter your details in the form below
  2. Update your contact details where required
  3. Upload your current photo for the Locator ID card
  4. Upload your completed statutory declaration
  5. Pay the renewal fee of $445 + GST

Renewed certificates will be valid for one year.

If you are unable to provide the statutory declaration, you will be required to undertake a practical assessment and present with the required equipment. An additional fee of $595 + GST applies. Once you have successfully passed the practical assessment, your certificate will be valid for two years.

A discount of $100 is available to NULCA members and associate members. Please contact NULCA for the current NULCA member discount code.


Any Certified Locator who fails to renew before their certificate expiry date will be considered deregistered and removed from the list of Certified Locators.

Any deregistered Certified Locator must complete the renewal process within one calendar month of expiration or will be required to enrol as a new candidate.

The Statutory Declaration Documents Available: