Registration for Insurance Duty - New South Wales


You must register for insurance duty if you are:

  • a general or life insurer, who has written a contract of insurance or received premiums
  • not an insurer, but have established or renewed general or life insurance with someone who isn't registered for insurance duty.

You can also apply for registration if you're an insurance intermediary, such as a broker, agent or other party.

Please be aware that duty is payable for each insurance policy you provide. This duty is calculated according to the nature or type of insurance involved, with the amount being a percentage of the premium paid.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You must be authorised as a life insurer or general insurer under the Commonwealth Act To be eligible for this registration.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You do not need to pay any fees.

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

Revenue NSW

Contact details

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