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Purchasing COES

ESV offers a variety of flexible options for electrical tradespeople wanting to purchase COES. Prescribed and non-prescribed COES may be purchased by the following ways:

  • Online: login to ESV’s Online services with your ID and password and on the left menu bar, click “Lodge Certificate” and follow the prompts
  • Phone:call ESV’s Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system on 1300 360 366 and follow the prompts
  • Mail: send a completed COES order form with credit card details, cheque or a Money Order
  • In person: bring your completed COES order form to Level 5, Building 2, 4 Riverside Quay, Southbank
  • Agent: Visit an ESV-approved agent. Agents are listed below.

Periodic COES can only be purchased though ESV’s Online services, in person at ESV’s Southbank office and via mailing an order form to ESV.

After purchase, individual certificate numbers are recorded against your registration or licence number and cannot be transferred to another person.

eCOES (electronic Certificate of Electrical Safety)

ESV’s Online services enables electricity professionals to purchase and lodge COES electronically. Select a link below to find out more.

Note: To view training videos Adobe Flash Player must be installed.

COES fees

Online Certificate fees
Prescribed – $28.30
Non-prescribed – $6.60
Paper Certificate fees
Prescribed – $30.80
Non-prescribed – $7.25
Periodic (ongoing) – $714.00

*Certificate fees are subject to change as fee units are adjusted annually by the Victorian Government.

COES agents

  • Lawrence & Hanson/Auslec
  • Middendorp Electric Co
  • AWM
  • TechSafe Australia (EAA)
  • Electrical Inspections Victoria Pty Ltd
  • Active Electrical
  • Rexel
  • Go Electric
  • Ideal Electrical Supplies
  • CNW Pty Ltd
  • Titan Trading
  • Lecky’s Electrical Wholesale
  • Areial Industries
  • Cetnaj

Contact our COES team

For general advice and information about COES or how to purchase COES, contact our COES team on 03 9203 9700 – select option 3 or email us directly at

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