Commercial Agent Licence - Northern Territory

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to undertake the following work as a commercial agent:

  • 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 to hold the licence
  • be at least 18 years of age
  • 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 $121.00

Three years. Fees for 2020-21

Apply Application All $139.00

Processing fee - all applications. Fees for 2020-21

Apply Application All $180.00

Five years. Fees for 2020-21

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.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries - Alice Springs

Territory Business Centre

Operating address: Ground Floor, The Green Well Building
50 Bath Street
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870
Mailing address: PO BOX 9800
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871
Toll Free: 1800 193 111
Email: territorybusinesscentre@nt.gov.au
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Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

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Enquiries - Darwin

Territory Business Centre

Operating address: Building 3, Darwin Corporate Park
631 Stuart Highway
Berrimah, Northern Territory 0828
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9800
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Toll Free: 1800 193 111
Fax: 08 8982 1725
Email: territory.businesscentre@nt.gov.au
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Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

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Enquiries - Katherine

Territory Business Centre

Operating address: Shop 1, Randazzo Building
18 Katherine Terrace
Katherine, Northern Territory 0851
Mailing address: PO BOX 9800
Katherine, Northern Territory 0851
Toll Free: 1800 193 111
Email: territorybusinesscentre@nt.gov.au
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Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

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Enquiries - Tennant Creek

Territory Business Centre

Operating address: Shop 2, Barkly House
Cnr Davidson and Paterson Streets
Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, 0860
Mailing address: PO BOX 9800
Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0861
Email: territorybusinesscentre@nt.gov.au
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