Information for Electricity Professionals

ESV provides various services and support to electricity professionals, including technical resources to help you do your job.

Below are links to important information for electricity professionals in relation to licensing and registration, Certificates of Electrical Safety (COES), electrical equipment and appliances and Dial Before You Dig.

Licensing and Registration

Find out about licensing and registration - a requirement to undertake electrical work in Victoria.

Contact our Licensing and Registration team directly on 
1800 815 721 or at

Certificates of Electrical Safety (COES)

A Certificate of Electrical Safety (COES) must be purchased for all electrical installation work and issued at the completion of that work.

Find out about the various types of certificates and download the relevant order forms.

For COES lodgement call the interactive voice response (IVR) line 1300 360 366 and follow the prompts.

For general advice and information, contact our COES team directly on 03 9203 9700 - select option 3 or email us directly at

Electrical equipment and appliances

Everything you need to know about meeting requirements for selling safe and efficient electrical equipment and appliances.

Dial Before You Dig

Stay safe and observe the law when digging near essential services infrastructure - electricity, gas, communications and water.

Contact us

If you have any queries in relation to the information provided, please contact ESV on (03) 9203 9700 or by email on