Motor Vehicle Trader Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence to operate as a motor vehicle trader. Motor vehicle trading includes buying, selling or exchanging more than six vehicles in a 12-month period. This licence applies to trading in both new and used motor vehicles.

Employees of a motor vehicle trader do not need to obtain this 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:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a fit and proper person
  • consent to the Agency requesting a national police record check on your behalf.

See section 7 of the Act for an in-depth description of a fit and proper person.


Three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $204.70

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $1755.08

Fees for 2023-24

General Duplicate Certificate All $35.60

Fees for 2023-24


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Company, Co-operative, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Guide to Licensing Services Online for Motor Vehicle Traders - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Motor Vehicle Traders Act 2011 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Motor Vehicle Traders Regulations 2012 Tasmania

Approval time

40 business days

Administering agency

Department of Justice

Consumer, Building and Occupational Services

Contact details

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