Real Estate, Stock and Station or Business Agent Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to operate as an agent on behalf of clients for the sale of certain goods or services. These licences allow a sole trader, a partnership or a firm to trade as a real estate agent, stock and station agent, or a business agent.

Different types of agents deal with different goods and services:

  • real estate agent: involves sales, property management and trust accounting
  • stock and station agent: involves rural sales, rural property management and trust accounting
  • business agent: involves business sales, associated dealings and trust accounting.

Agent licences are divided into two classes (class 1 and class 2). All licensees in charge of a real estate business must hold a class 1 agent licence.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

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


Up to 3 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Application fee:

  • 1 year - $935.00
  • 3 year - $2814.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All

Renewal fee:

  • 1 year - $935.00
  • 3 year - $2814.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Agents Practice Manual - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Agents Act 2003 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Agents Regulations 2003 Australian Capital Territory

Approval time

Within 12 weeks

Administering agency

Justice and Community Safety Directorate

Contact details

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