Registration of General Insurers - Northern Territory

Service summary

Australian insurers are required to register and pay duty by monthly return for policies of general insurance issued in relation to property in the Northern Territory or a risk that may occur in the Territory.

Persons that effect a policy of general insurance with an overseas insurer are required to lodge a return in relation to that policy.

Service type


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


Until revoked.



Administering agency

Territory Revenue Office (Commissioner of Territory Revenue)

Act(s) name

Stamp Duty Act 1978 (Northern Territory)

Taxation Administration Act 2007 (Northern Territory)

Contact details

Revenue Officer

Operating address:
Level 4, 38 Cavenagh Street
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address:
GPO Box 154
Darwin NT 0801





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