Auctioneer licences

You must have an auctioneer licence to sell goods or property by auction in the Northern Territory (NT).

You can apply for a one-year, three-year or five-year licence.

An auctioneer licence will expire on the anniversary of the date it was granted.

Before you apply

Before you apply for an auctioneer licence you must get a police history check.

You will need to pay a fee when you apply - check the fees below.

How to apply

You can apply for an auctioneer licence:

  • online
  • by mail, email, fax, or in person.

Online

To apply and pay for your licence online, go to Licensing NT Online.

By mail, email, fax, or in person

To apply by mail, email, fax, or in person, follow these steps.

Step 1. Fill in the auctioneer licence form (48.6 kb).

You can also get this form at a Territory Business Centre.

Step 2. Submit your application and pay the fee at your local Territory Business Centre.

Renew

You can renew your auctioneer licence:

  • online
  • by mail, email, fax, or in person.

Online

To apply and pay for your auctioneer licence renewal online, go to Licensing NT Online.

By mail, email, fax, or in person

To renew your auctioneer licence by mail, email, fax, or in person, follow these steps:

Step 1. Fill in the auctioneer licence renewal form  (49.3 kb).

You can also get this form at a Territory Business Centre.

Step 2. Check the fees below.
Step 3. Submit the application and fee at your local Territory Business Centre.

Interstate licences

If you have a auctioneer licence in another state or territory you can apply for mutual recognition.

To apply for mutual recognition follow these steps:

Step 1. Fill in the mutual recognition form (53.3 kb).

Step 2: Check the fees below.
Step 3: Submit the application and fee at your local Territory Business Centre.

Auctioneer licence fees

Auctioneer licence fees do not include GST. 

ItemFee
Apply or renew auctioneer licence for 1 year$376
Apply or renew auctioneer licence for 3 years$1,014
Apply or renew auctioneer licence for 5 years$1,691

Last updated: 27 June 2017