Any person who wishes to own or operate an escort agency must obtain an operators licence.
If the owner does not wish to run the day to day operations of the business then they must employ a licensed manager.
An escort agency cannot arrange to provide prostitution services at particular premises set aside for that purpose.
Each worker employed by the agency must hold a Free of Convictions (Prostitute) Certificate.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Applicant must be:
- over 18 years of age.
- a resident in the Northern Territory.
- not have been found guilty of a disqualifying offence in past 10 years.
$1,322 for body corporate plus $132 per business name
$529 per individual plus $103 per business name
Prostitution Regulation Act 1992 (Northern Territory)
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