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  • Real estate agent

    Find out about the licence for a real estate agent. Get details of authorised activities, eligibility and training, and how to apply.

  • Real estate salesperson

    You must register to be a salesperson for a real estate agent. Find out your authorised activities, eligibility and training, and how to apply.

  • Resident letting agent

    Find out about getting a licence to be a resident letting agent. Get details of authorised activities, eligibility and training, and how to apply.

  • Corporate real estate agent

    Find out about the corporate licence for a real estate business. Get details of authorised activities, eligibility and how to apply.

  • Auctioneer

    Find out about getting a licence as an auctioneer. Get details of your authorised activities, eligibility and training needs, and how to apply.

  • Corporate resident letting agent

    Find out about the corporate licence for a resident letting agency. Get details of authorised activities, eligibility and how to apply.

  • Real estate agent (affordable housing)

    Find out about the licence for an affordable housing agent. Get details of authorised activities, eligibility and training, and how to apply.

  • Real estate agent (business letting)

    Find out about getting a licence as a business letting agent. Get details of authorised activities, eligibility and training, and how to apply.

  • Property developer (individual)

    Currently, you need a licence to work as an individual property agent. Find out about your eligibility needs and learn how to apply.

  • Property developer (director)

    Currently, you need a licence to direct a property agency business. Find out about your eligibility needs and learn how to apply.

  • Property developer salesperson

    You must register to be a salesperson for a property developer. Find out your authorised activities, eligibility and training, and how to apply.

  • Corporate property developer

    You currently need to get a licence for your property agency business. Find out about your business’s eligibility needs and learn how to apply.

  • Corporate auctioneer

    Find out about the corporate auctioneer licence. Get details of authorised activities, eligibility and how to apply.

  • Trainee auctioneer

    Currently, you must register to work as a trainee auctioneer. Get details of authorised activities, eligibility, completed training and how to apply.

  • Corporate real estate agent (business letting)

    Find out about the corporate licence for a business letting agency. Get details of authorised activities, eligibility and how to apply.

  • Corporate real estate agent (affordable housing)

    Find out about the corporate licence to work in affordable housing. Get details of authorised activities, eligibility and how to apply.

  • Corporate pastoral house

    You currently need to get a licence for your pastoral house business. Find out about your business’s eligibility needs and learn how to apply.

  • Pastoral house (manager)

    Currently, you need a licence to manage a pastoral house for sales of rural property and livestock. Find out about your eligibility and how to apply.

  • Pastoral house salesperson

    You must register to be a salesperson for a pastoral house. Find out your authorised activities, eligibility requirements and how to apply.

  • Pastoral house (auctioneer)

    Currently, you need a licence to auction rural property and livestock for a pastoral house. Find out about your eligibility and how to apply.

  • Pastoral house (director)

    Currently, you need a licence to direct a pastoral house for sales of rural property and livestock. Find out about your eligibility and how to apply.

Moving to Queensland?

You can transfer a current, valid licence from interstate or New Zealand to the equivalent licence in Queensland.

Find out what to do

What’s changing

New laws will come into effect in late 2014, including:

  • Property Occupations Act 2014
  • Property Occupations Regulation 2014
  • Agents Financial Administration Act 2014

These will reduce red tape for your business.

Until this time, you must continue to follow the existing laws.

Find out about the overall changes or read the relevant pages in this section for full details.

Property developers

You will no longer need a licence.

Learn more

Resident letting agents

We are relaxing some of the restrictions on resident letting agents.

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Pastoral house agents

We are phasing out the specific licences for pastoral house agents. Under the new law:

  • pastoral house agents will be transitioned to become real estate agents, auctioneers (real property) and chattel auctioneers
  • pastoral house managers and directors will be transitioned to become real estate agents
  • pastoral house salespeople will be transitioned to become registered real estate salespeople
  • pastoral house auctioneers will be transitioned to become auctioneers (real property) and chattel auctioneers.

Learn more

Last updated
25 August 2014

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