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Find out the full Gas Safe registration cost to join the Gas Safe Register.
The Gas Safe Register, which used to be CORGI, is the official registration body for anyone who carries out work on gas appliances in the UK.
If you are not registered on here, then you can not install or repair any gas appliances including combi boilers, cookers, and fires.
Gas Safe Registration Cost
The Gas Safe registration cost is £362 plus VAT (£435 including VAT). This is your one time application fee which includes one registered gas engineer and covers you for the first year.
After 12 months, you will have to pay another £152 plus VAT (£183) for your Gas Safe registration renewal. Then again every 12 months for as long as you want to be Gas Safe registered.
The £152 renewal fee is only if you renew online. If you want to pay any other way, the renewal fee is £172 plus VAT (£207).
Any additional gas engineers you want on your Gas Safe registration will cost you an extra £25.98 plus VAT (£31) per gas engineer, per year.
The Gas Safe registration cost can seem high when you are first starting out as a business. But, It’s one of the costs you can’t avoid.
I actually got a small start-up loan which my Gas Safe registration cost was paid for with. In addition to some plumbers tools that I needed.
If you like, you can sign up to pay by direct debit and spread your Gas Safe registration cost renewal over the year.
Just make sure you’re not late when you renew your registration. You will have to fork out a hefty £100 plus VAT (£120) penalty fee for a late renewal.
Gas Safe Notifications
There are also Gas Safe notification costs to pay every time you install a new gas appliance, normally combi boilers for me.
You must notify the Gas Safe Register every time you install a new gas appliance, and for this, you must pay £2.20 plus VAT (£2.64) if done online, or it’s £3.50 plus VAT (£4.20) over the phone.
I fit boilers that pay your notification fees for you when you register the boiler warranty online. So, therefore, I don’t really ever pay notification costs these days.
I normally fit Ideal boilers and Baxi boilers, and they notify Gas Safe for me, for free!
The registration cost is a lot to fork out in one go. But, once you do a few combi boiler installations and boiler services, you should be able to pay it off.
You should give customers very good combi boiler prices for your boiler installations when you’re first starting out because that’s what a lot of people look for.
Keep your labour costs to a minimum until you have more experience, skills, and regular phone calls coming in.
Apply for Gas Safe registration if you have the correct qualifications. It’s the best thing I ever did.