General Auctioneer Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to operate as a general auctioneer.

This licence applies to those intending to auction goods or chattels other than real estate (e.g. cars, art work and other general goods). If you intend to auction real estate, you must hold a real estate agent's licence.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • satisfy the Board, by examination or inquiry, that you have sufficient knowledge and experience of general auctioneering business to be able to carry on a business under this licence or have completed certain compulsory units set by the Board
  • have the prescribed educational qualifications
  • be considered by the Board to be a fit and proper person of good reputation, both generally and financially
  • be prepared to undergo continuing education as specified by the Board.

The Board may request further evidence to satisfy them that you are qualified to be licensed or are a fit and proper person to be a General Auctioneer.




31 December


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Licence All

General auctioneer licence or renewal fees:

  • if you are applying as a director or company which carries on general auctioneering business - $485.94
  • in all other cases - $437.88.

Fees for 2023-24


Other resources

Act(s) name

Property Agents and Land Transactions Act 2016 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Property Agents and Land Transactions Regulations 2017 Tasmania

Lodgement process


Your application must be in an approved form, showing an understanding of the necessary compliance with current legislation, training, and record-keeping requirements and be accompanied by any specified documentation as well as the required fees.

Approval time

15 business days

Administering agency

Property Agents Board

Contact details

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