Real Estate, Stock and Station, or Business Salesperson Registration - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will require this registration if you are intending to act as one of the following in the Australian Capital Territory:

  • Real estate agent: dealing with sales, property management, trust accounting;
  • Business Agent: dealing with sales and associated dealings, trust accounting; or
  • Stock and station agent: dealing with rural sales, rural property management, trust accounting.

If you hold registration in another State or Territory and intend to conduct work in the Australian Capital Territory your registration status may be recognised under the mutual recognition system.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older;
  • Hold the relevant qualifications including 5 units of competency or if you have not yet obtained these, you must be working under the direct supervision of a licensed real estate agent and enrolled in a course of study that leads to achieving the qualifications;
  • If you are a real estate salesperson comply with the continuing professional development guideline 2008; and
  • Not have been disqualified from registration.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information on the requirements for this registration and the application process.


3 years.



$227 apportioned on a monthly or part thereof basis if less than twelve months, with a minimum charge of $68, or $681 for more than 12 months and up to 3 years.


$227 apportioned on a monthly or part thereof basis if less than twelve months, with a minimum charge of $68, or $681 for more than 12 months and up to 3 years.



You must lodge your application within 10 business days after the advertisement notice is published in the daily ACT newspaper. Please include a copy of the page on which your notice of intention is published with your application.

Please lodge your application and accompanying documentation directly with the administrating agency. The documents that need to be completed and submitted are as followed:

  • Personal particulars form;
  • Statutory declaration for a salesperson registration;
  • National Police Check from the Australian Federal Police;
  • Statutory declaration for mutual recognition (if you hold the same type of licence interstate);
  • Additional particulars (about qualification);
  • Statement of Attainment of qualifications or notice provided by the Registered Training Organisation confirming enrolment to the relevant course; and
  • Certified copies of 2 forms of identification, one being photo identification.

Approval time

Within 12 weeks.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra

Act(s) name

Agents Act 2003 (Australian Capital Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Agents Regulations 2003 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra

Mailing address:
General Post Office Box 158
Canberra,Australian Capital Territory,2601


02 6207 3000


13 22 81

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