You will require this licence if you intend to act as a pawnbroker. Pawnbrokers are involved in the:
- Advance of money on the security of goods pledged by the customer; and
- Offer goods for resale.
A licence may be held by an individual, partnership or corporation. Please use the contact details below to find out more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this licence you must:
- Be at least 18 years of age;
- Not have committed an offence against the Act or a corresponding law of another State or Territory;
- Not have committed an offence involving fraud or dishonesty;
- Not have been refused a licence, or had a licence cancelled or revoked under this Act or a corresponding law of another State or Territory; and
- Pay all the relevant application fees.
This licence may be applied for by individuals, partnerships and corporations (including all their executive officers). If you hold a licence in another State or Territory and intend to conduct work in the Australian Capital Territory your licensing status may be recognised under the mutual recognition system.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Maximum 3 years.
Your completed application must be supported by two forms of personal identification for each individual, partner or executive officer, and any other documentation as required by the authority. Please view the application form for details.
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Pawnbrokers Act 1902 (Australian Capital Territory)
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