Incorporation of an Association - Northern Territory

Description

If you are a group of five or more people with a specified purpose, you may choose to register as an incorporated association. It is a simple and inexpensive way to establish a separate legal entity and limit the liability of members.

Incorporated associations must:

  • have a legal constitution or rules of operation that have been approved by members
  • appoint a public officer. A public officer is the association's legal representative
  • submit annual accounts or annual returns.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

The purpose of an incorporated association must be one or more of the following:

  • religious, educational, benevolent or charitable
  • to provide medical treatment or attention
  • to promote or encourage literature, science, art or a cultural activity
  • to provide recreation or amusement
  • to beautify or improve a community centre.

Duration

Indefinite - subject to compliance with reporting requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $82.00

Fees for 2022-23

General Duplicate Certificate All $25.00 Copy of certificate of incorporation. Fees for 2022-23

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.