Individual Agent's Licence - New South Wales


You will require this licence if you intend to operate a business that provides services as a real estate agent, stock and station agent, business agent, buyer's agent, strata managing agent and on-site residential property manager. Agents provide services related to the purchase, sale, auctioning, letting, leasing, management, or dealing of property (premises or land), accommodation (short-term or holiday), businesses or livestock.

There are three licence levels which are determined by your qualification and experience:

  • Certificate of registration as an assistant
  • Class 2 licence
  • Class 1 licence.

You will need to obtain a class 1 licence if you intend to be in charge of a business.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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:

  • be 18 years old or over
  • be considered fit and proper for the purposes of the licence
  • not be a disqualified person
  • have successfully completed all necessary qualifications.

Please note, these requirements vary for each class of licence. Further information can be found on the application form. Alternatively, please consult the Contact Officer or view their website.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees are listed on the attached document.

Act(s) name

Property and Stock Agents Act 2002 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Property and Stock Agents Regulation 2014 New South Wales

Application process


Your completed application must be accompanied by evidence of your qualifications. Please view the application form for details.

Lodgement process


Please refer to the application form for lodgement details.

Approval time

Six weeks.

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

NSW Fair Trading

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:

Property Licensing

NSW Fair Trading

Department of Customer Service

Mailing address: Locked Bag 5104
New South Wales 2124
Phone: 13 32 20
Phone: 02 9619 8799
Website: NSW Fair Trading (Opens in new window)