Insurance Business Registration - South Australia

Service summary

A Company which carries on an insurance business in South Australia in relation to risks situated in South Australia must be registered. This requirement also applies to Life insurance business irrespective of where the risk is located.

Service type


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


There is no fee to register.

Payments for returns are currently required by cheque.

Administering agency

Department of Treasury and Finance

Act(s) name

Stamp Duties Act 1923 (South Australia)

Taxation Administration Act 1996 (South Australia)

Contact details

Operating address:
State Administration Centre
Level 2, 200 Victoria Square
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 1353
Adelaide SA 5001





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