How to lodge and pay

This page has information on how to lodge a dutiable document and how to pay stamp duty.

You must lodge your document and pay your stamp duty within 60 days of signing.

If you have a conveyancer or solicitor, they may lodge the documents on your behalf.

If you are lodging your own documents, read below for further information.

If payment is not made by the due date, you may have to pay penalty tax and interest. To find out more read the Commissioner's guideline: interest and penalty tax (698.8 kb).

Before you submit

Before submitting your documents, you should read the Commissioner's guideline: document lodgement and payment periods (96.9 kb).

To find out what other documents or information you may need to lodge, read the stamp duty lodgement guide (355.8 kb).

How to submit

To lodge a dutiable document, follow these steps:

Step 1. Fill in the stamp duty lodgement form (206.7 kb).

Step 2. Attach any relevant documents.

Step 3. Submit your document by mail or in person.

By mail

Territory Revenue Office
GPO Box 154
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: 1300 305 353

In person

Territory Revenue Office
Level 14, Charles Darwin Centre
19 The Mall
Smith Street
Darwin NT 0801

After you lodge

Depending on the type of transaction the documents relate to, the TRO may contact you for further information.

You will be issued a notice of assessment which will include the amount of stamp duty you need to pay.

How to pay

Payments should be made to the Territory Revenue Office.

Find out how to pay.

Apply for an extension

Last updated: 12 June 2018

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