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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.


A stock and station agent licence allows you to sell, buy, exchange, let, lease, or conduct auctions of, agricultural or rural properties greater than 20 hectares. The work of a stock and station agent also includes negotiating the buying and selling of livestock, and providing agistment for livestock or collecting fees for agistment. You can apply for this licence 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 Stock and Station Agent Licence course – CPP40407 Certificate IV in Property Services
  • have your principal place of work in NSW, or within 50 km of the NSW border.

What you need

  • your personal 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).

How to apply

  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.

More information

  • Although this licence allows you to conduct auctions, you must not act as an auctioneer unless you are an accredited auctioneer

Payment methods

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

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