Private Bailiff Licence (Category of Commercial and Private Agents Licence) - Northern Territory


This licence allows the holder to execute any warrant under the Local Court Act. Private Bailiff's are required to hold a bond otherwise they are not licensed. A licensee must hold a bond of $2,000 (company), $1,500 (business) or $1,000 (individual).

Applicants must submit two references and complete all documents before lodging their application. An original birth certificate or an extract of the birth certificate [or certified copy] must accompany the application and they must advertise their intention to apply for this category of licence in a Northern Territory Regional Newspaper [see guide to advertising].

This licence does not allow the holder to serve process.

Service type


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


3 or 5 Years.


3 years $121 (100 Revenue units)
5 years $200 (166 Revenue units)
2019 - 2020 Revenue unit = $1.21

Act(s) name

Commercial & Private Agents Licensing Act 2001 Northern Territory

Administering agency

Licensing NT

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:

Territory Business Centre, Darwin

Operating address: Ground Floor, Building 3, Darwin Corporate Park
631 Stuart Highway
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address: GPO Box 9800
Darwin NT 0801
Toll Free: 1800193111
Phone: 0889821700
Fax: 0889821725
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