Persons in the business of selling second-hand vehicles must hold a Second-Hand Vehicle Dealer's Licence - Individual or Partnership.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
You are entitled to hold a licence if you: are 18 years of age or older; are a fit and proper person; have not been convicted of an indictable offence of dishonesty, or during the period of 10 years preceding the application, have not been convicted of a summary offence of dishonesty; are not suspended or disqualified from practising a trade, occupation or business within Australia; are not an undischarged bankrupt or subject to a composition or deed or scheme of arrangement with or for the benefit of creditors; and have not within 5 years before the making of an application for a licence, been a director of a body corporate which has been wound up for the benefit of creditors - at the time the body corporate was being so wound up or within a period of 6 months preceding the commencement of the winding up.
In a partnership, all partners need to be individually licensed.
$264 application fee
$406 annual fee.
Cash, EFTPOS, Cheques, Money Order & Credit Card (Visa & Mastercard accepted only).
Licence applications can be completed online at https://secure.cbs.sa.gov.au/ELAF/MVD/start_MVD.php
Consumer and Business Services
Licensing and Registrations
Second-hand Vehicle Dealers Act 1995 (South Australia)
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