If your company wants to buy, sell, exchange or dispose of businesses or professional practices (including part interest, goodwill and stocks in the business), you'll need to apply for a business agent's licence. You can apply for this licence online.
What you'll need
- corporation's details
- business name registration from ASIC (if applicable)
- details of director(s)/secretary
- copies of directors' identity documents (such as driver's licence, photo card, passport)
- someone who'll be named as the licensee-in-charge of the business who already has a business agent's licence
- evidence of professional indemnity insurance
- Notification of partnership particulars form – PDF (if applicable)
- Licensee-in-Charge Details – PDF (if applicable)
- interstate licence if operating within 50 kms outside NSW borders (if applicable).
How to apply
- Select the 'Apply online' button.
- Download, print and complete any applicable forms.
- Accept the Terms and Conditions.
- Select 'Start'.
- Sign in to, or create your OneGov account.
- Complete the online form.
- Attach all relevant documentation.
- Submit your application.
If you don't wish to apply online:
- Complete the Property, stock and business agents: application for a licence (corporation) – PDF.
- Make sure you've attached all the required documents and filled in the payment details.
- Visit a service centre and submit your application.
- To be eligible, you must be a corporation and employ someone who holds a current business agent's licence.
- If your corporation has more than one place of business, each place must have its own licensee-in-charge.
- The licensee-in-charge must have successfully completed the business agent's licence course – CPP40507 Certificate IV in Property Services (Business Broking).