On-site Residential Property Manager - Individual's Licence - New South Wales


You will require this licence if you intend to act as an on-site residential property manager and provide services such as giving possession of residential premises under a lease, licence or other contract, or carry on business as an agent for collecting bonds, deposits, rents, fees or other charges.

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 required qualifications, including specified units of competency and modules
  • pay any required fees.

An on-site residential property manager's licence is subject to the condition that the licensee must not carry on business as an on-site residential property manager in respect of premises unless the licensee's principal place of residence is situated at those premises, and the person owns that principal place of residence.

Further information can be found on the application form and in the Property, Stock and Business Agents (Qualifications) Order 2009. Alternatively, please consult the Contact Officer or view their website.


One year.


Anniversary of the date of issue.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Sole Trader $537.00 -
General Duplicate Certificate Sole Trader $48.00 -
Renew Renewal Sole Trader $388.00 Renewal of licence.
Renew Renewal Sole Trader $464.00 Restoration of licence.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Property, Stock and Business Agents Act 2002 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Property, Stock and Business Agents Regulation 2014 New South Wales

Application process


Your application must include evidence of your qualifications and ownership of your proposed principal place of residence situated at the premises to be managed. Acceptable evidence is a copy of the certificate of title or contract for sale of land.

Approval time

Please allow up to six weeks for the processing of your application.

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:

Licensing Officer, 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)