Registration as an Independent Designated Remittance Dealer - Australian Government


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.

Service type


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.




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


Act(s) name

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

Administering agency

Attorney-General's Department

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.