General Auctioneer Licence - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to practise as a general auctioneer. If you are applying as the person conducting a general auctioneering business then you must apply to Part 3 Division 1 of the register either as a company or a sole trader. Applicants not intending to conduct a business in their own name must apply under Part 3, Division 2 of the register.

This licence 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 licence 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 licence or have completed certain compulsory units set by the Board
  • be considered by the 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 Board
  • pay the relevant application fees.

The Board may request further evidence to satisfy them that you are qualified to be licensed 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.



General auctioneer Part 3, Division 2 of the Register.

Licence$141.00Registration as a general auctioneer in Part 3, Division 1 of the Register if the person is a director of a company which carries on a general auctioneering business.
Application$141.00Licence assessment fee.



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 2016 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Property Agents and Land Transactions Regulations 2017 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Property Agents Board

Operating address:
Level 2
15 Victoria Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000


03 6281 3480


03 6181 3477


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