Registration for Insurance Duty - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this registration if you are a registered as a general or life insurer in Tasmania. A general or life insurer is a person or entity who:

  • writes general or life insurance
  • writes insurance otherwise than as an insurance intermediary
  • has appropriate registration.

Duty payable may be a percentage of:

  • the premium paid in relation to contracts of general insurance
  • the sum insured by a life insurance policy
  • the first year's premium of a temporary or term insurance policy
  • the premium paid on a mortgage insurance policy.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you must:

  • be authorised / registered as a life insurer or general insurer
  • pay the prescribed fee
  • provide the required information.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.



Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Treasury and Finance
State Revenue Office

Act(s) name

Duties Act 2001 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Duties Regulations 2001 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries, Duties Unit
Department of Treasury and Finance
State Revenue Office

Operating address:
Level 3
80 Elizabeth Street
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 1374
Hobart, Tasmania 7001


03 6166 4400


1800 001 388

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