If you hold a property licence in another state or territory, or New Zealand, you may be eligible to apply for the equivalent in NSW. 

An individual property licence lets you work as an agent in: 

  • real estate, including:
    • business broking
    • sales or leasing
    • onsite residential property management
  • strata management
  • stock and station.  

If eligible, you can also add an auctioneer accreditation to your licence.

Applications can be lodged online or at a Service NSW Centre.


To be eligible to apply for a mutually-recognised property licence, you must:

  • hold a current and equivalent licence in another Australian state/territory or New Zealand
  • have your principal place of business in NSW or within 50 kilometres of the NSW border.

What you need

How to apply


  1. Check the eligibility requirements.
  2. Gather the required documents
  3. Select the 'Apply online' button.
  4. Follow the prompts to complete your application.

In person at a service centre

  1. Download and complete:
  2. Gather original copies of the required documents, as indicated on the form
  3. Visit a service centre to submit your application and payment.

More information

Check the continuing professional development (CPD) requirements for your licence class. 

Payment methods

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

Last updated: 13 March 2024