Applying for a licence or certificate

To work within the NSW property industry as an agent, you need to have either a certificate of registration or a licence required for the work you will be doing.

To apply for a licence or certificate please visit the Service NSW website .

Eligibility

Agent’s Licence

All applicants for a licence must prove that they:

  • are at least 18 years of age
  • are a fit and proper person to hold a licence. Any person in partnership with a licensee in a property agency must also be a fit and proper person
  • have the qualifications required for the licence or class of licence for which they are applying
  • have not been disqualified
  • have paid the relevant contribution to the Property Services Compensation Fund.

Corporation Licence

All applicants for a corporation licence must prove that:

  • the corporation is fit and proper to hold a licence
  • each director of the corporation is a fit and proper person to hold a licence
  • no director or executive officer is a disqualified person
  • at least one of the directors holds an individual licence for the industry sector in which the corporation proposes to operate
  • the corporation has paid the relevant contribution to the Property Services Compensation Fund.

Certificate of Registration

All applicants for a certificate of registration must prove that they:

  • are at least 16 years of age
  • are a fit and proper person to hold a certificate of registration
  • have the qualifications required for the type of certificate of registration for which they are applying
  • have not been disqualified.

Additional Information

Before applying for a licence or certificate in the property services industry, find out about:

  • Licence types
  • Qualifications
  • Conditional licences
  • Fees
  • Service NSW application process
 
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