To be eligible to register as an auditor you must demonstrate your knowledge of our legislation as well as your knowledge of and experience in auditing. Details on the types of knowledge and evidence are laid out in the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Auditor Registration) Instrument 2019 (Auditor Registration Instrument).
You can only apply for registration as a Category 2 greenhouse and energy auditor. The ability to apply for Category 1 registration is no longer available.
Before you start, you should read the Greenhouse and Energy Auditor Registration guidelines. These guidelines will step you through the application form, including what documentary proof you will need to support your application and the application process. We also recommend that you to read the legislative framework for audits.
documentasset:Greenhouse and Energy Auditor Registration Guidelines
To apply, you will need to complete and submit an Application for Registration as a Greenhouse and Energy Auditor. You must also include with your application a completed Australian Federal Police national police check consent form. You do not need to obtain the police check results yourself, we do this for you.
You may submit your completed application form by email or post. Scan your completed and signed application form, certified true copies, referee reports, supporting statements and signed Australian Federal Police national police check consent form and email to
documentasset:Application for Registration as a Greenhouse and Energy Auditor
documentasset:AFP National Police Check - Clean Energy Regulator
Alternatively, post your completed application with any accompanying documentation to:
Greenhouse and Energy Auditor RegistrationClean Energy RegulatorGPO Box 621Canberra ACT 2601
You can lodge an application at any time.
There are no application fees to register as a greenhouse and energy auditor, or for upgrading your registration.
It usually takes around eight weeks to process complete applications, depending on their complexity and how quickly third parties—such as referees and relevant government agencies, can verify the information provided.
Please ensure that you provide a complete application by submitting all required documentation with the initial application.
If your application is successful, your details will be included on the
register of auditors.
For enquiries about registering as an auditor,
contact the Greenhouse and Energy Auditor Registration Team.
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