Licence to Operate a Franchised Post Office - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to operate a Franchised Post Office. A Franchised Post Office is fitted out, equipped and stocked by Australia Post and provides the same products and services as a corporately owned and operated outlet.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


As specified on the licence.



Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Postal Services

Act(s) name

Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Australian Postal Corporation Regulations 1996 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Postal Services

Mailing address:
GPO BOX 2154
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601




03 88479045

Supporting information


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