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.
You can submit and pay for your application online.
To be eligible to apply for a mutually recognised property licence, you must:
- hold an equivalent licence in another Australian state/territory or New Zealand
- meet the NSW Fair Trading eligibility requirements
- have completed the:
- relevant qualification(s)
- work experience requirements (if applicable)
- have your principal place of business in NSW or within 50 kilometres of the NSW border.
What you need
- your personal and business/employment details
- 2 proof of identity documents
- evidence of your qualifications
- a completed and signed Evidence of Work Experience Logbook (if you’ve held a property licence for less than 12 months)
- the details of your previous property licence or certificate of registration (if applicable)
- a copy of your current mutually recognised licence (front and back)
- the completed PDF form – 'Notice for Registration of Equivalent Occupation'
- your payment.
You may also need (if applicable):
Proof of identity
How to apply
- Gather the required information.
- Select the ‘Apply online’ button.
- Follow the prompts to complete your application.
If you’re unable to apply online, you can submit your application form and supporting documents:
- in person at a Service NSW Centre, or
- by email to email@example.com, along with the completed payment details.
You'll also need to submit the completed PDF form – 'Individual Property Licence Application'.
Check the continuing professional development (CPD) requirements for your licence class.
Last updated: 31 August 2022