Private Bailiff Licence (Category of Commercial and Private Agents Licence) - Northern Territory


This licence allows the holder to execute any warrant under the Local Court Act. Private Bailiff's are required to hold a bond otherwise they are not licensed. A licensee must hold a bond of $2,000 (company), $1,500 (business) or $1,000 (individual).

Applicants must submit two references and complete all documents before lodging their application. An original birth certificate or an extract of the birth certificate [or certified copy] must accompany the application and they must advertise their intention to apply for this category of licence in a Northern Territory Regional Newspaper [see guide to advertising].

This licence does not allow the holder to serve process.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


3 or 5 Years.


3 years - 100 Revenue Units
5 years - 166 Revenue Units
2017 - 2018 Revenue unit = $1.15

Administering agency

Licensing NT

Contact details

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

Territory Business Centre, Darwin

Operating address: Ground Floor, Building 3, Darwin Corporate Park
631 Stuart Highway
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address: GPO Box 9800
Darwin NT 0801
Toll Free: 1800193111
Phone: 0889821700
Fax: 0889821725
Website: (Opens in new window)