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If you'd like to buy, sell, exchange, let or lease real estate, or conduct real estate auctions, you'll need a real estate agent's licence. This licence allows you to work with parcels of property less than 20 hectares. You can apply for this licence online. 

Apply online
  • your personal details and business details
  • business name registration from ASIC (if applicable)
  • a copy of your identity document (such as driver's licence, photo card, passport)
  • evidence of your qualifications
  • evidence of professional indemnity insurance
  • Notification of partnership particulars form – PDF (if applicable)
  • Licensee-in-Charge Details – PDF (if applicable)
  • your interstate licence if operating outside NSW borders (if applicable).
Apply online
  1. Check the eligibility requirements.
  2. Select the 'Apply online' button.
  3. Download, print and complete any applicable forms.
  4. Accept the Terms and Conditions.
  5. Select 'Start'.
  6. Sign in to, or create your OneGov account.
  7. Complete the online form.
  8. Attach all relevant documentation.
  9. Submit your application.

If you already hold a property licence and are applying for an additional licence:

  1. 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 and submit your application.
Apply online

To be eligible, you must:

  • be aged 18 years or over
  • be fit and proper to hold a licence
  • have paid the relevant contribution to the Property Services Compensation Fund
  • have successfully completed the real estate agent licence course – CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services
  • have your principal place of work in NSW, or within 50 km of the NSW border.
Apply online
Apply online

Payment methods

For online transactions:

  • credit or debit card (MasterCard, Visa, UnionPay, Diners Club or American Express).

For phone transactions:

  • credit or debit card (MasterCard, Visa, or American Express).

For transactions in person at a service centre:

  • cash (in Australian currency)
  • cheque (personal, bank or agency drawn)
  • money order
  • credit or debit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express* or EFTPOS), or
  • Android Pay app.

Please note that you may need to pay a merchant fee when paying by credit or debit card.

* Unfortunately, some locations may not accept American Express.

Need help?

We’re happy to help you with this transaction.

Feel free to call us on 13 77 88 or visit a service centre

Source url: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-real-estate-agents-licence-%E2%80%93-individual