You will require this licence if you intend to provide services that specialise in the clearance of certain imported goods on behalf of others. There are three categories of licensed brokers:
- Corporate licensed broker (company or partnership);
- Sole trader licensed broker; and
- Nominee licensed broker (employed by a corporate licensed broker or a sole trader licensed broker).
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
You may only be granted a licence if you are considered to be suitably qualified. To be eligible you must be a fit and proper person, and show:
- Completion of the approved course of study; and
- Proof of your acquired experience in the industry.
Your application will be referred to the advisory committee for assessment, consideration and a hearing, if required. The committee will report its findings to the Agency so a decision on your application may be made.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Up to three years.
No fees are required.
Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Customs Act 1901 (Australian Government)
Customs Regulation 2015 (Australian Government)
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