For a project to be assessed and certified it needs to first be registered, which involves providing us with the project details, agreeing to the Certification Agreement, and paying the Certification Fee.
Once the project is formally registered and the rating tool is confirmed, you can engage with a Technical Coordinator about your project and also publicly communicate (in line with trademark rules) that you are aiming for Green Star Certification.
Chose which tool is right for you, by reading the rating tools sections of this website. If in doubt, contact the Market Engagement team for advice.
Check that your project is eligible. See our Eligibility Criteria page.
It is your responsibility to ensure your project is eligible. If in doubt, you can submit a formal eligibility request to the Market Engagement Team
Registering commences online. Before registering projects, you should have the following information available:
At this stage we also advise you to:
Please note the Certification Agreement has been developed in consultation with industry. We do not negotiate changes to the Certification Agreement. Please see the FAQs on the Certification Agreement for more information.
First, log on to the Green Star Project Manager.
If you are an applicant contact
Complete the online registration form. At the end you’ll be asked to accept the terms of the Certification Agreement..
If you are an applicant agent
Start completing the online registration form. Once you get to the section “Step 5: Agreement”, you'll need to show us you have authority from the Applicant. To do this, click on “Request authority” which will trigger an email to the Applicant contact directing the contact to log in to our website and click the link to provide us with the authority needed. Once this has been done, you will be notified via email, and will then be able to accept the terms of the Certification Agreement.
Once you have accepted the terms of the Certification Agreement online, you will be emailed an invoice for the Certification Fee. Payment is due within 28 days unless prior arrangements have been made with us.
Once this fee is paid, the project is formally registered and you will receive a formal email confirmation, with a Green Star Number and advice on next steps.