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


You will need to be registered if you want to carry out work as an assistant agent. An assistant agent is someone who is employed by a licensed agent to provide a real estate, stock and station or business service.

Activities which require registration as an assistant agent include, but are not limited to:

  • selling or letting, or agreeing to sell or let a property, business or rural property
  • passing an offer from a prospective buyer to a seller
  • being a representative of a licensed agent at a property exhibition
  • conducting an inspection of a property with a potential buyer or tenant
  • negotiating or seeking to negotiate a sale or sales agreement on behalf of a licensed agent
  • accepting an expression of interest or deposit from a potential buyer
  • undertaking the pre-listing or rental inspection of a property
  • pursuing a tenant for rental arrears.

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 18 or older
  • hold the required qualifications
  • not have been disqualified from registration.

A person is disqualified from holding a registration if they:

  • have been convicted, in the ACT or elsewhere, of an offence involving dishonesty
  • have been bankrupt at any time within the last three years
  • have a mental incapacity that may affect the exercise of the person's functions
  • are registered and have contravened an order of the ACAT
  • hold a suspended registration
  • are disqualified under a corresponding law to be an agent or an employee of an agent that is suspended
  • are a registered salesperson who is applying for another kind of registration and have contravened a condition of said registration.

If you hold a licence in another State or Territory and intend to conduct work in the Australian Capital Territory your licensing status will be recognised under the mutual recognition system.


Up to 3 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All


  • 1 year - $278.00
  • 3 year - $837.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All


  • 1 year - $278.00
  • 3 years - $837.00.

Fees for 2023-24

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.