Wool Hide and Skin Dealers Licence - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to buy or sell the wool, hides or skins of cows, sheep and other livestock. This licence is not required where the wool, hides or skins are:

  • Bought by an overseas wool buyer at auction;
  • Bought by a registered co-operative society for the purposes of carrying out classing, repacking, weight adjusting, pooling or otherwise treating the wool, hide or skin for sale by an accredited auctioneer;
  • Sold at public auction or after offer at public auction;
  • Bought or sold for the purposes of education or research; or
  • Bought or sold in any other circumstances prescribed by the regulations.

Please consult the Contact Officer for further information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You can apply for this licence as an individual or corporation.

To be eligible for this licence, corporations must provide:

  • The names of each of the directors;
  • The name of at least one licensee who is an employee or director; and
  • At least two forms of evidence of identity (outlined in the regulation) of each licensee or each of the licensees who are named in the application and who are employees or directors of your corporation.

To be eligible for this licence, individuals (natural person) must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and be a fit and proper person for the purpose of the licence;
  • Provide at least two forms of evidence of identity (outlined in the regulation); and
  • Not have been made bankrupt;

Please be aware that further eligibility criteria will apply and will vary depending on if you are applying as an individual or corporation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

3 years (unless cancelled or suspended).

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Other resources

Application

Lodge

Applications may be posted or lodged in person to the nearest Police station.


Administering agency

Department of Justice
NSW Police Force

Act(s) name

Wool, Hide and Skin Dealers Act 2004 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Wool, Hide and Skin Dealers Regulation 2015 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Justice
NSW Police Force

Operating address:
1 Charles Street
Parramatta
New South Wales 2150

Phone:

13 14 44

Phone:

1800 725 631

Supporting information

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