Auctioneer registration requirements

Before you can carry out business as an auctioneer, you must apply and be approved for registration.

Types of auctioneer registration

There are two types of auctioneer registration —  individual or company.

Individual auctioneer registration

This is for individuals who operate as an auctioneer in a self-employed, sole trader manner, or as a partnership.

Company auctioneer registration

This is for companies or partnerships that operate as auctioneers and employ auctioneers.

If your business holds a company auctioneer registration, the auctioneers you employ don't need to be registered. However, employees who act as auctioneers must not be disqualified under the criteria for registration.

Registration requirements

To register as an auctioneer, you must:

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Even if you held an auctioneer’s licence in the past, to continue to legally operate as an auctioneer you must be registered under the 2013 Act.