Inquiry Agent Licence (Category of Commercial and Private Agents Licence) - Northern Territory

Service summary

This licence allows a person, for monetary or other consideration to:

  • obtain information on a person or business
  • obtain evidence for a legal proceeding
  • search for missing persons

Applicants must submit two references and complete the documents before lodging their application. An original birth certificate or an extract of the birth certificate [or certified copy] must be filed with the documents and they must advertise their intention to apply for this category of licence in a Northern Territory Newspaper [see a guide to advertising].

Service type

Licence

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

Duration

3 years.

Fees

$132 application fee (to be paid on lodgement of documents)
$115 licence issue fee (Please note this is a pro rata fee applied ONCE licence is granted).

Administering agency

Licensing NT

Act(s) name

Commercial & Private Agents Licensing Act 2001 (Northern Territory)

Contact details

Territory Business Centre, Darwin

Other Offices:

Territory Business Centre, Katherine:
Street Address: Shop 1, Randazzo Building, 18 Katherine Terrace, Katherine NT 0850
Postal Address: PO Box 9800, Katherine NT 0851
Phone: 08 8973 8180
Fax: 08 8973 8188

Territory Business Centre, Tennant Creek:
Street Address: Ground Floor, Barkly House, 99 Paterson Street, Tennant Creek NT 0860
Postal Address: PO Box 9800, Tennant Creek NT 0861
Phone: 08 8962 4411
Fax: 08 8962 4413

Territory Business Centre, Alice Springs:
Street Address: The Green Well Building, 50 Bath Street, Alice Springs NT 0870
Postal Address: PO Box 9800, Alice Springs NT 0871
Phone: 08 8951 8524
Fax: 08 8951 8533



Operating address:
Ground Floor, Development House
76 The Esplanade
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9800
Darwin NT 0801

Toll Free:

1800193111

Phone:

0889821700

Fax:

0889821725
territory.businesscentre@nt.gov.au

Website:

http://www.nt.gov.au/business Opens in a new browser window

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