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NSW Fair Trading have implemented licensing changes to the real estate and property industry from March 2020. To learn more about the changes visit the Fair Trading website or call 13 32 20.

Introduction

If your corporation wants to conduct business in real estate, stock and station or strata management, it will need a corporation property licence.  

You can submit and pay for your corporation’s application via email or at a service centre.  

Eligibility

To be eligible, you need: 

  • a director who holds a class 2 or class 1 agent licence 
  • an employee or director with a class 1 agent licence to be nominated as the Licensee in Charge of the business 

Note: The director and licensee in charge of a business must hold their licence in the same field of work the agency undertakes (real estate, stock and station, strata management).   

What you need

  • Application for a licence (corporation) form - PDF
  • business name registration from ASIC (if applicable)
  • 2 forms of identification for yourself and each company director including either your: 
    • Australian driver licence 
    • Medicare card 
    • Australian passport 
    • Australian birth certificate 
    • Australian citizenship certificate (issued within the last 10 years) 
    • Australian certificate registration by descent 
    • ImmiCard or
    • Australian travel visa 
  • details of director(s)/secretary
  • someone who'll be nominated as the Licensee-in-Charge of the business who already has a property licence. There may be more than one Licensee-in-Charge
  • Notification of partnership particulars form – PDF (if applicable)
  • Licensee-in-Charge Details – PDF (if applicable)
  • your payment

How to apply

  1. Download and complete the Corporation property licence application form - PDF.
  2. Gather the required documentation. 
  3. To submit your application:

More information

A corporation property licence is issued for 1, 3 or 5 years and can be renewed.  

Payment methods

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