Rooming House Operator's Licence - Victoria

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to operate a rooming house within Victoria, or to continue running an existing rooming house that has not been previously registered.
A rooming house is a property that:
  • has one or more rooms available
  • is available for four or more people to occupy
  • has tenants that reside in the property and pay rent.

Existing rooming house operators must apply for a licence. Rooming house managers are not required to hold a licence.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

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
  • submit the required forms
  • pay any prescribed fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

3 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $226.20 Individual. Fees for 2017-18.
Apply Application All $235.80 Body corporate. Fees for 2017-18.
Apply Licence All $511.20 3 years. Fees for 2017-18.
Apply Licence All $681.60

4 years. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Licence All $852.10

5 years. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Miscellaneous All $199.60 Additional manager or officer on application (per relevant person). Fees for 2017-18.
Apply Renewal All $113.30

Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Renewal All $113.30

Additional manager or officer on application (per relevant person). Fees for 2017-18.

Approval time

21 days.

Additional information

Each applicant only needs one licence to operate any number of rooming houses.

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Regulation

Consumer Affairs Victoria

Contact details

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

Consumer Affairs Victoria

Department of Justice and Regulation

Phone: 03 8684 0735
Fax: 03 8684 6199
Other: 1300 558 181
Email: consumer@justice.vic.gov.au
Website: Consumer Affairs Victoria (Opens in new window)