Licence to Operate a Licensed Post Office (LPO) - Australian Government


You will require this licence if you intend to operate as a Licensed Post Office (LPO) and provide postal products and services such as selling stamps, postpacks and money orders. LPO services can be provided as a standalone activity or as part of a broader business that sells other non-postal products or services.

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

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


Ongoing until revoked.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.

Act(s) name

Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Australian Postal Corporation Regulations 1996 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Communications and the Arts

Australia Post

Postal Services

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Postal Services

Australia Post

Department of Communications and the Arts

Mailing address: GPO BOX 2154
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 13 76 78
Phone: 03 8847 9045