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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.


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

  • real estate 
  • strata management or  
  • stock and station.  

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

If you do not know what licence or certificate you can apply for visit NSW Fair Trading

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


To be eligible, you'll need:

What you need

  • personal and business details 

  • 2 forms of identification such as: 

    • 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 

    • Australian travel visa 

  • Unique Student Identifier (USI) 

  • evidence of your qualifications 

  • the details of your previous licence or certificate of registration (if applicable) 

  • the details of your employment within the real estate and property industry (if applicable) 

  • Notification of Partnership Particulars – PDF (if applicable) 

  • your payment

How to apply

  1. Download, print and complete the Property, stock and business agents: application for a licence (Individual) – PDF
  2. Make sure you've attached all the required documents and filled in the payment details.
  3. Visit a service centre to submit and pay for your application in person, or email

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.