Second-hand Vehicle Dealer Licence - South Australia

Description

You will need this licence to buy, sell or offer for sale four or more second-hand vehicles in 12 months.

There are two licence types:

  • an unrestricted licence allows you to buy and sell motor vehicles and motorcycles.
  • a restricted licence allows you to buy and sell motorcycles only.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You may apply as a:

  • sole trader
  • partnership, in which case each partner must have a separate licence
  • company, in which case the company and the manager must have separate licences
  • motor wrecker or crash repairer, even if you are only selling vehicles that cannot be driven.

Please consult the agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

One year

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Unrestricted licence fee:

  • Individual - $812
  • Company - $1060
Fees include application and annual fee amounts. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All -

Restricted licence fees:

  • Individual - $554
  • Company - $662
Fees include application and annual fee amounts. Fees for 2021-22
Comply Licence All $200.00

Unrestricted licence compensation fund fee. Fees for 2021-22

Comply Licence All $60.00

Restricted licence compensation fund fee. Fees for 2021-22

Lodgement process

Lodge

You will need to lodge your completed application with a copy of your National Police Certificate that is no more than 12 months old (if applicable - see agency website for more information).

Transfer

This licence cannot be transferred.

Additional information

You will not need a licence if:

  • you are a recognised credit provider selling second-hand vehicles as a result of the business
  • you are an auctioneer selling second-hand vehicles on behalf of persons who do not need a licence
  • you only sell vehicles that weigh over 3,000 kilograms, are designed for agricultural or industrial purposes, cannot be used on land (e.g. boats) or are not powered by an engine (e.g. caravans).

Administering agency

Consumer and Business Services

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:

Occupational Licensing

Consumer and Business Services

South Australia
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 1719
Adelaide, South Australia
Phone: 13 18 82
Email: occupational@sa.gov.au
Website: Consumer and Business Services (Opens in new window)