A property certificate of registration allows you to work as an assistant agent in one or more of the following areas:

  • real estate
  • strata management
  • stock and station.

This is the starting point to becoming an agent in the real estate and property industry.


You must:

What you need

  • a MyServiceNSW Account
    • you can create one when you start your application
    • you may need details from 2 identity documents (such as Australian driver licence, Medicare card, passport)
  • copies of your qualifications in PDF, JPG or PNG format 
  • your payment.

How to apply

Apply online

  1. Check the eligibility requirements.
  2. Gather the required documents.
  3. Select the 'Apply online' button.
  4. Follow the prompts to apply for a property certificate of registration.

Apply in person at a Service NSW Centre

  1. Download and complete the Application for Certificate of Registration – PDF.
  2. Gather the required supporting documents.
  3. Visit a service centre to submit your application.


To apply for a property certificate of registration with NSW Fair Trading, you’ll need to create or log in with a MyServiceNSW Account.

By logging in you consent to sharing your name and email address in your MyServiceNSW Account with NSW Fair Trading, a division of the Department of Customer Service.

The Property certificates and licences – privacy collection notice explains how your personal information will be handled once it is shared by Service NSW.

More information

Payment methods

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

Last updated: 18 January 2024

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