Commercial Agent Licence - Northern Territory

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to operate as a commercial agent. Commercial agents perform the following activities:

  • locate or seize items subject to a hire-purchase agreement or bill of sale
  • collect or request payment of debts
  • get evidence for legal proceedings
  • search for missing persons on behalf of someone else
  • seize goods to recover rates, taxes or money
  • carry out legal processes as the result of a judgement or court order.

You can be licensed as an individual agent or as a corporation. All licensed agents must have an approved manager.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • be 18 or older
  • obtain a criminal history check
  • advertise your application.

If you are licensed in another state or territory, you may apply for mutual recognition.

Duration

Three or five years

Expiry

This licence will expire on the anniversary of the date it was issued.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $146.00

Processing fee - all applications. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Licence All $127.00

Three years. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Licence All $189.00

Five years. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Miscellaneous All -

You need to pay a bond to work as a commercial agent. The bond will vary between $1000 - $2000 depending on your business structure. Fees for 2022-23

Approval time

Within 45 days

Administering agency

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Contact details

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

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

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

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