Pipeline forms and process charts

Use the forms listed below when applying to build or manage energy pipelines on land or in coastal waters in the Northern Territory.

The flowcharts list processes each application must go through.

Application forms

Name of formWhat it is for
Pipeline land access permit application form DOCX (169.8 KB)
Pipeline land access permit application for PDF (205.8 KB)m
Apply for permission to access land for pipeline route investigations.
Service of documents form  DOCX (166.8 KB)
Service of documents form PDF (168.0 KB) 
Tell the department who you want to receive official correspondences about your application.
Pipeline licence application form DOCX (170.3 KB)
Pipeline licence application form PDF (214.8 KB)
Apply to construct and operate a pipeline.
Dealing application form DOC (111.0 KB) 
Dealing application form PDF (43.9 KB) 
Use this form to apply for approval of a dealing.
Transfer application form DOCX (166.1 KB) 
Transfer application form PDF (133.5 KB) 
Apply to transfer ownership of a pipeline licence.
Pipeline variation application form DOCX (60.1 KB)
Pipeline variation application form PDF (156.0 KB)
Apply to vary a pipeline licence.

Process flowcharts

Each of these flow charts visually describes a process for an aspect of pipeline construction or management.

Name of flowchart Process
Pipeline project elements relative timelines PDF (103.4 KB)A useful tool to assist with planning to meet regulatory requirements.


Process for land access permits PDF (111.0 KB)

Apply for a permit to enter land for pipeline route investigation.         

Process for notice of intent PDF (155.6 KB)
Submit a notice of intent to the department to check whether it needs environmental assessment.


Process for licences PDF (119.5 KB)

Apply for the right to construct and operate a pipeline.

Process for consent to construct and test  PDF (134.3 KB)
Apply for consent to construct and test a pipeline in accordance with the approved pipeline management plan.


Process for consents to operate modify or decommission PDF (137.2 KB)

Apply for consent to operate, modify or decommission a pipeline.


Pipeline management plan acceptance process under EPA PDF (66.6 KB)

Approval process for a pipeline management plan.

Process for abandoning a licensed pipeline PDF (143.3 KB)
Apply for approval to shut down and abandon a pipeline.

Last updated: 25 June 2020

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