Fees and bonds

Fees

You have to pay a processing fee to apply for a commercial or private agent licence.

If your application is successful you also need to pay the granting fee for each licence category.

Fees do not include GST.

ItemFee
Processing fee - all applications$132
Commercial agent licence granting fee - three years$115
Commercial agent licence granting fee - five years$171
Inquiry agent licence granting fee  - three years$115
Inquiry agent licence granting fee - five years$171
Process server licence granting fee - three years$115
Process server licence granting fee - five years$171
Bailiff licence granting fee - three years$115
Bailiff licence granting fee - five years$171
Apply to be an approved agent manager$63

Bonds

You need to pay a bond to work as a commercial agent or private bailiff. The bond amount depends on your business structure.

If you stop working as a commercial agent or private bailiff, you can apply to get your bond back. Contact Licensing NT for more information.

Business structureFee
Agent under a corporation$2000
Agent carrying out business in partnership with another person$1500
All other cases$1000

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Last updated: 27 June 2017