Real estate salesperson registration - Queensland

Description

You must register to work as a salesperson for a real estate agent. You must meet all criteria before we can issue a certificate of registration.

Note: you may only register to work as an employee. A contractor must have a full licence.

Authorised activities

On behalf of a licensed real estate agent you may:

  • buy, sell, exchange or rent houses, businesses, land or any interest in these
  • manage their place of business (except the principal place of business), unless you are registered with conditions
  • negotiate on behalf of a buyer, seller, landlord or exchanging or renting of houses, businesses or land
  • show property to potential buyers
  • inspect and assess property for sale or rent
  • advertise a property for rent or sale (includes setting up signs)
  • open up a property for inspection for sale or rent
  • buy, sell or exchange livestock or an interest in livestock.

You may not:

  • conduct auctions
  • operate trust accounts.

Applicants must be both suitable and eligible in order to obtain a certificate of registration.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility Requirements


You must:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • be a suitable person
  • be an eligible person

Note: If you are notifying under the Mutual Recognition (Queensland) Act 1992 or the Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition (Queensland) Act 2003, you must be authorised to practise an occupation equivalent to the Queensland occupation covered by this licence in a participating State or Territory or in New Zealand.

Duration

This will remain in effect for 12 months or 3 years. You will be issued with a renewal notice annually or every 3 years approximately 6 weeks before the expiry date.

Fees

Common Fees details for this service in table format.

Type Amount Description
Application $323.00

Application and licence fee - 1 year

Application $548.90

Application and licence issue fee - 3 years

Application $38.80

Criminal history check

Additional Information

Applicants must undergo a criminal history check to confirm their suitability. The criminal history check applies to each person who appears on the application form. The fee applies to all applications and renewal notices.

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Attorney-General

Office of Fair Trading

Industry Licensing Unit

Contact details

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

Queensland Government Service Centre

Operating address: Upper Plaza Terrace
33 Charlotte Street
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Mailing address: GPO Box 3111
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Phone: 07 3405 0985
Fax: 07 3008 5933
Email: IndustryLicensing@justice.qld.gov.au
Website: Office of Fair Trading (Opens in new window)