Second-Hand Dealer Licence - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to operate a business that involves buying, selling, exchanging or otherwise dealing in second-hand goods in the Australian Capital Territory. Second-hand goods include, but are not limited to:

  • Jewellery that includes gemstones or precious metals;
  • Gemstones;
  • Precious metals;
  • Watches;
  • Sporting and recreational goods other than clothes, shoes or goods sold by the Defence Force;
  • Bicycles;
  • Musical instruments;
  • Photographic equipment;
  • Tools, including tool kits and portable engine powered tools, portable motorised tools, other than tools sold by the Defence Force;
  • Certain portable engine tools, portable motorised tools or portable air-powered tools;
  • Electrical or electronic goods, including microwave ovens, compact disc readers, compact disc writers and compact disc rewriters, other than refrigerators, washing machines and other whitegoods;
  • Computer hardware and computer software;
  • Audio cassettes and records (singles and albums);
  • Video cassettes, floppy discs, compact (laser-read) discs, digital video discs and other electronic information storage devices;
  • Watercraft and parts of watercraft;
  • Car radios, car stereos and car sound equipment; and
  • Mobile telephones and accessories.

Please use the contact details below to find out 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 for this licence you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Be a fit and proper person;
  • Submit an application; and
  • Pay the required fee.

This licence may be applied for by individuals, partnerships and corporations. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Expiry

Licence expires on 30 June.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application - $146.00

1 year.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $438.00 3 year.
Renew Renewal Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $146.00 1 year.
Renew Renewal Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $438.00 3 year.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

Contact details

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

Enquiries

Mailing address: General Post Office Box 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2601
Australia
Phone: 132281
Phone: 02 62073000
Email: accesscanberra.bil@act.gov.au
Website: Access Canberra (Opens in new window)