Registration as a General Auctioneer - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to practise as a general auctioneer. There are two types of registration available:

  • Company; and
  • Individual.

This registration will apply to people who intend to auction goods or chattels other than real estate (for example: cars, art work and other general goods). If you intend to auction real estate, you must hold a real estate agent's licence.

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:

  • Satisfy the Board, by examination or inquiry, that you have sufficient knowledge and experience of general auctioneering business to be able to carry on a business under this Registration;
  • Advertise a Notice of Intention in the local newspaper prior to your application - the public must be given 14 days to object to the issue of the licence;
  • Be considered by the Property Agents Board to be a fit and proper person of good reputation, both generally and financially;
  • Be prepared to undergo continuing education as specified by the Property Agents Board; and
  • Pay the relevant application fees.

The Board may request further evidence to satisfy them that you are qualified to be registered or are a fit and proper person to be a General Auctioneer.

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




Expires on 31 December.



Individual registration.


General auctioneer.

Licence$139.23Director of a company which carries on a general auctioneering business.
Application$278.46Company registration.



Your application must be in an approved form, showing an understanding of the necessary compliance with current legislation, training, and record-keeping requirements and be accompanied by any specified documentation as well as the required fees.

Administering agency

Property Agents Board

Act(s) name

Property Agents and Land Transactions Act 2005 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Property Agents and Land Transactions Regulations 2016 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Property Agents Board

Operating address:
Level 2
172 Collins Street
Tasmania 7000


03 6281 3480


03 6281 3477

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