Licence fees

Licence application fees under the Pawnbrokers and Second-hand Dealers Act, 1994 (for all original applications). The full fee must accompany your application.

Pawnbrokers & second hand dealers - application fees

(Effective from July 1 2017)
NEW APPLICATION Number of transactions p.a (*a)
1 Year 0 - 49 50 - 149 150 +
Pawnbroker (Modem Option) $855.00 $1,709.00 $3,41900
Second-hand Dealer (Modem Option) $855.00 $1,709.00 $3,419.00
Second-hand Dealer (Fax Option) $880.00 $1,761.00 $3,522.00
Combined (Modem Option) $856.00 $1,713.00 $3,426.00


NEW APPLICATION Number of transactions p.a (*a)
2 Year 0 - 49 50 - 149 150 +
Pawnbroker (Modem Option) $1,040.00 $2,080.00

$4,161.00

Second-hand Dealer (Modem Option) $1,040.00 $2,080.00 $4,161.00
Second-hand Dealer (Fax Option) $1,090.00 $2,181.00 $4,360.00
Combined (Modem Option) $1,042.00 $2,085.00 $4,170.00


NEW APPLICATION Number of transactions p.a (*a)
3 Year 0 - 49 50 - 149 150 +
Pawnbroker (Modem Option) $1,222.00 $2,444.00 $4,888.00
Second-hand Dealer (Modem Option) $1,222.00 $2,444.00 $4,888.00
Second-hand Dealer (Fax Option) $1,297.00 $2,595.00 $5,189.00
Combined (Modem Option) $1,225.00 $2,450.00 $4,900.00
Inspection Fee $12.00 $12.00 $12.00

NOTE: (*a) Based on the number of transactions per annum.

Pawnbrokers & second hand dealers - renewal fees

(Effective from July 1 2017)
RENEWAL FEES Number of transactions p.a (*a)
1 Year 0 - 49 50 - 149 150 +
Pawnbroker (Modem Option) $845.00 $1,689.00 $3,378.00
Second-hand Dealer (Modem Option) $845.00 $1,689.00 $3,378.00
Second-hand Dealer (Fax Option) $870.00 $1,740.00 $3,480.00
Combined (Modem Option) $846.00 $1,692.00 $3,384.00


RENEWAL FEES Number of transactions p.a (*a)
2 Year 0 - 49 50 - 149 150 +
Pawnbroker (Modem Option) $1,026.00 $2,051.00 $4,103.00
Second-hand Dealer (Modem Option) $1,026.00 $2,051.00 $4,103.00
Second-hand Dealer (Fax Option) $1,076.00 $2,152.00 $4,304.00
Combined (Modem Option) $1,028.00 $2,056.00 $4,112.00


RENEWAL FEES Number of transactions p.a (*a)
3 Year 0 - 49 50 - 149 150 +
Pawnbroker (Modem Option) $1,203.00 $2,407.00 $4,814.00
Second-hand Dealer (Modem Option) $1,203.00 $2,407.00 $4,814.00
Second-hand Dealer (Fax Option) $1,278.00 $2,557.00 $5,114.00
Combined (Modem Option) $1,206.00 $2,412.00 $4,825.00

NOTE: (*a) Based on the number of transactions per annum.


Payment may be made by cheque or money order, made payable to the Commissioner of Police. Cash payments may be made in person only. Do not send cash. Application fees are non-refundable. If you have any enquiries regarding application fees, contact Police Licensing Services on 1300 171 011.

NOTE: All fees and charges are reviewed annually.