Customs Broker's Licence - Australian Government

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to provide services that specialise in the clearance of certain imported goods on behalf of others. There are three categories of licensed brokers:

  • Corporate licensed broker (company or partnership);
  • Sole trader licensed broker; and
  • Nominee licensed broker (employed by a corporate licensed broker or a sole trader licensed broker).

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

You may only be granted a licence if you are considered to be suitably qualified. To be eligible you must be a fit and proper person, and show:

  • Completion of the approved course of study; and
  • Proof of your acquired experience in the industry.

Your application will be referred to the advisory committee for assessment, consideration and a hearing, if required. The committee will report its findings to the Agency so a decision on your application may be made.

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

Duration

Up to three years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

No fees are required.

Apply Licence

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Customs Act 1901 AG

Regulation(s) name

Customs Regulation 2015 AG

Administering agency

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Client Services

Contact details

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

General Enquiries

Client Services

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Operating address: 6 Chan Street
Belconnen
Australian Capital Territory 2617
Mailing address: PO BOX 25
Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory 2616
Phone: 02 6264 1111
Phone: 13 18 81
Fax: 02 6225 6970