Incorporation of an Association - New South Wales

Description

A group of five or more people may form an incorporated association in New South Wales by registering with NSW Fair Trading. These incorporated associations should be small-scale, non-profit and non-commercial in nature.

Please consult the Registry for further details.

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 incorporation, you must:

  • have no fewer than 5 members and a committee consisting of at least three members
  • appoint a Public Officer of at least 18 years of age residing in New South Wales
  • pay required fees.

Eligibility is subject to various regulations in respect to trading, buying and selling of shares, stock and property for financial gain of the association and its members.

Duration

Incorporation continues until formally cancelled or wound up.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Incorporated Association $130.00 If the name of the association has been reserved
Apply Application Incorporated Association $167.00 If the name of the association has not been reserved
General Miscellaneous Incorporated Association -

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply Incorporated Association Form A9 - Notice of Appointment of Public Officer and Notice of Change of Association Address - PDF
Apply Incorporated Association Form A5 - Certificate of Public Officer as to Vesting of Property - PDF
Apply Incorporated Association Form A2 - Application for Registration of an Incorporated Association by 5 or more Individuals or by an Existing Unincorporated Body - PDF
Apply Incorporated Association Form A1 - Application for Reservation of Name - PDF
Apply Incorporated Association Form A12 - T1 (Large) - Annual Summary of Financial Affairs - Tier 1 - PDF
Apply Incorporated Association Form A3 - Application for Registration of an Amalgamated Incorporated Association - PDF
Apply Incorporated Association Form A4 - Application for Registration of an Incorporated Association by Registrable Corporation - PDF
Apply Incorporated Association Form A12 - T2 (Small) - Annual Summary of Financial Affairs - Tier 2 - PDF
Cancel Incorporated Association Form A8 - Application for Voluntary Cancellation of Registration of an Association - PDF
Transfer Incorporated Association Form A10 - Application for Approval to Transfer Registration - PDF
Vary Incorporated Association Form A6 - Application to Register Change of Objects or Constitution - PDF
Vary Incorporated Association Form A7 - Application to Register Change of Name - PDF
Vary Incorporated Association Form A11 - Application for Extension of Time for Holding Annual General Meeting or Lodging Annual Summary of Financial Affairs - PDF

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Incorporated Association Schedule of Fees for Associations - PDF
Comply Incorporated Association Fact Sheet - Incorporating an Association - PDF (Opens in new window)
Comply Incorporated Association Associations Information (NSW Fair Trading website) (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Associations Incorporations Act 2009 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Associations Incorporation Regulation 2016 NSW

Administering agency

Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

NSW Fair Trading

Contact details

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

Registry Services

NSW Fair Trading

Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

Mailing address: PO BOX 22
Bathurst, New South Wales 2795
Toll Free: 1800 502 042
Phone: 02 6333 1400
Email: registryinquiries@finance.nsw.gov.au
Website: NSW Fair Trading (Opens in new window)