Registration as an Independent Designated Remittance Dealer - Australian Government

Description

You will require this registration if you intend to conduct business as an independent remittance dealer. Remittance is the transfer of money for payment or as a gift from one person to another. Registering as an independent remittance dealer means to be registered on the Remittance Sector Register.

Independent remittance providers do not include:

  • an authorised deposit taking institution
  • a bank
  • a building society
  • a credit union.

It is an offence not to be registered.

Please consult the Contact Officer for 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, you must:

  • submit your name, the business name, description of the business and the full address of said business
  • submit your ACN, ARBN, ABN or the foreign equivalent
  • submit your Australian financial services licence if applicable and your Australian credit licence if applicable
  • submit your telephone number and email address used at your principal place of business
  • submit details of your key personnel including date of birth, full name, position and contact details
  • submit any details of whether you or your key personnel have been subject to civil or criminal proceedings or enforcement action.

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

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Registration as an Independent Remittance Dealer - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Home Affairs

Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre

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:

Enquiries

Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre

Department of Home Affairs

Mailing address: PO BOX 5516
West Chatswood, New South Wales 1515
Phone: 1300 021 037
Email: contact@austrac.gov.au
Website: Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (Opens in new window)