Apply for ESP-AP Certification

Ready to take the next step in your engineering surveying career and apply for certification as an Engineering Surveying Professional – Australasia Pacific? Then read on! 


We have created a comprehensive application manual to guide you through the process.  Please take the time to read this carefully before applying and refer to it regularly while completing your application.

Click here to view the ESP-AP Manual

The form to apply for certification is a fillable PDF.  Please just click in the appropriate spaces and type your responses/information.

Click here to download the ESP-AP Application Form


  • SSSI Members $330 (inc GST)
  • Non-members $850 (inc GST)


If you successful in achieving ESP-AP Certification and would like to retain it looking to retain your certification,  you must undertake appropriate Continuing Professional Development each year. The process and costs however are slightly different for those who are members of SSSI vs non-members.  Please visit the ESP-AP Retention page for all the details.

Note, CPD points DO NOT need to be achieved in the year certification achieved e.g. if a professional is awarded certification in February, they don’t need to begin tracking CPD until 1 July that year


If an applicant is denied ESP-AP Certification and feels the decision is not warranted, they have the right to appeal.

Applicants can email the SSSI Chief Executive Officer on within one (1) month of the receipt of the decision and provide details of the application and why they believe the incorrect outcome was reached. 

The CEO will convene a review panel consisting of themselves, one Company Director and the Chair of the Engineering & Mining Surveying Commission (or another Committee member should the Chair also sit on the ESCP) - or any other configuration as directed by the Board.

The review panel will consider the appeal within 30 days and provide final judgement - their decision will be final and no further correspondence will be entered into.


Enquiries regarding your ESP-AP Certification can be addressed to the SSSI Certification Coordinator on or phone 02 6282 2282.