Commercial Activities Licence for Lord Howe Island - New South Wales


You will require this licence if you intend to operate tourist accommodation or any other commercial activity on Lord Howe Island. Tourist accommodation is public accommodation that is provided predominantly for tourists to the Island as a commercial activity.

Service type


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:

  • provide a plan detailing the particulars of the proposed accommodation premises (including details of room numbers)
  • comply with any other requirements.


A licence continues to be in force until such time as it is cancelled or, in the case of a licence that is granted for a specified term, when that term expires.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $811.00

Public accommodation (per bed).

Apply Application All $559.00 Long term private accommodation (per dwelling).
Transfer Transfer All $495.00 -


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Tourist Accommodation Licence - Lord Howe Island - Please consult the Contact Officer for further information on any forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Lord Howe Island Act 1953 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Lord Howe Island Regulation 2014 New South Wales

Administering agency

Lord Howe Island Board

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Administration Office

Lord Howe Island Board

Operating address: Bowker Avenue
Lord Howe Island
New South Wales 2898
Mailing address: PO BOX 5
Lord Howe Island, New South Wales 2898
Phone: 02 6563 2066
Fax: 02 6563 2127

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