Motor Vehicle Sale Licence - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to buy, sell, or exchange motor vehicles. There are two categories of licence available:

  • Dealers licence; and
  • Wholesalers licence.

A wholesaler may buy motor vehicles from any person but may only sell or exchange those vehicles with financiers and holders of vehicle sale licences (including other wholesalers). A dealer may buy and sell motor vehicles from anyone.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type

Licence

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:

  • Be 18 years of age or older;
  • Be considered a suitable person for the purpose of the licence;
  • Not hold, or be on a current application for a car market operator licence;
  • Have sufficient material and financial resources to carry on business;
  • Submit the required application forms and required documentation; and
  • Pay any required fees.

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

Duration

Up to 3 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $620.00

Per place of business, 1 year.

Apply Application $1860.00

Per place of business, 3 year.

Renew Renewal $620.00

Per place of business, 1 year.

Renew Renewal $1860.00

Per place of business, 3 year.

Act(s) name

Sale of Motor Vehicles Act 1977 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Sale of Motor Vehicles Regulation 1977 ACT

Lodgement process

Apply

Your completed application must be supported by the following documentation:

  • An ACT Planning and Land Authority certificate for the premises where the applicant proposes to carry on business under the licence;
  • If you are an individual, a statement audited by a qualified accountant containing details of your material and financial resources;
  • If you are a corporation that has been in existence for less than 1 year, a copy of the corporation?s accounts from time of incorporation to no more than a month before date of application for licence;
  • If you are a corporation that has been in existence for more than 1 year, a copy of the corporation?s account for the previous financial year and for the current financial year up to not more than a month before date of application for licence;
  • A copy of the advertisement where by you notified the public of your application in a daily newspaper circulating in the ACT within 7 days before lodging your application; and
  • Two written references as to the fame and character of the individual applicant.

Please note the consent for a police records check form must be lodged directly with the Australian Federal Police.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries

Access Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Mailing address: General Post Office Box 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2601
Australia
Phone: 132281
Phone: 02 62073000
Email: accesscanberra.bil@act.gov.au
Website: Access Canberra (Opens in new window)