Introduction

If you want to operate a boarding house you'll need to register with NSW Fair Trading. A general boarding house has five or more paying residents. An assisted boarding house has two or more residents with special needs. You can apply to operate a boarding house at a service centre, or via the mail.

What you'll need

  • the Boarding House Registration Form
  • your payment, as indicated on the form.

How to apply

  1. Download and complete the Boarding House Registration Form – PDF.
  2. Visit a service centre and submit your application in person, or post it with payment to the details on the form.

Payment methods

You can review transaction payment options on our payment methods page.