New registration application Form 31 Notes
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ABN: 13 846 673 994
Application for a real estate salesperson
registration certificate
Property Occupations Act 2014
This form is eective from 1 July 2019
19_1160F T
Who can use this form?
New registration application form 3–1 is for individuals to apply for a real estate salesperson registration certificate under the
Property Occupations Act 2014.
Real estate salesperson registration allows the holder to work as an employee of a licensed real estate agent to perform the following
activities for reward:
buy, sell, exchange or let real property or interests in real property
buy, sell, exchange or let businesses or interests in businesses
negotiate for the buying, selling, exchanging or letting of real property or interests in real property
negotiate for the buying, selling, exchanging or letting of businesses or interests in businesses
collect rents.
Fees payable
Registration category One year term
(One registration category
– includes non-refundable
application fee of $103.10
and registration issue fee)
Three year term
(One registration category
– includes non-refundable
application fee of $103.10
and registration issue fee)
Real estate salesperson $341.90 $580.90
Criminal history check
A criminal history check (CHC) will be conducted for each person whose name is listed on the application. The fee for each CHC
conducted is $39.35 (inclusive of $1.13 GST) and processing of the application cannot be progressed until this fee is paid. Criminal
history checks are conducted in accordance with the legislation as outlined in the Property Occupations Act 2014. All applications are
subject to mandatory criminal history checks. CHC fees are not included in the above fees.
Please note: A CHC is not required if one has been completed under a relevant Act in the last six months. If it is outside of this
timeframe then another one is required.
*Relevant Act includes:
Motor Dealers and Chattel Auctioneers Act 2014,
Property Occupations Act 2014,
Debt Collectors (Field Agents and Collection Agents) Act 2014,
The repealed Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000.
Total fee = 1 or 3 year fee $ .................................................................+ CHC fee of $39.35 = $ ...............................................................
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Part 2—Applicant details
Proof of name and identification
You need to provide proof of identification in your
current name. This can be your driver’s licence, passport,
Australian certificate of citizenship or birth certificate/
extract. Do not send originals. Only photocopies of original
documents certified as being a true copy of the original
document by the following people can be accepted: Justice
of the Peace, Commissioner for Declarations, barrister/
solicitor or Notary Public.
If you are lodging your application in person, you can provide
your original documents which will be copied and certified
by the officer accepting your application.
Eligibility to work in Australia
Every worker from overseas must have a valid Australian visa
with work rights. Temporary visas with work rights include
working holiday maker visas, student visas and the subclass
TSS visa. You can check your own work and visa entitlements
at www.homeaffairs.gov.au. Enquiries may be made with
the Department of Home Affairs to verify an applicant’s work
entitlements in Australia.
Part 4—Applicant qualifications
An applicant is eligible to obtain registration as a real estate
salesperson, if they are at least 18 years of age and if they
have completed the educational and other qualifications as
approved by the chief executive.
Please provide with your application a certificate of
completion, statement of attainment or official transcript
of the relevant course/training package listing the modules
completed.
For information on training providers:
visit www.training.gov.au and search by typing in the
name of the qualification from the relevant training
package
for general enquiries telephone 1300 369 935
check with industry associations
search the yellow pages for training providers.
To qualify for this registration you must have completed or
been assessed as competent in these subjects from the
industry-recognised:
Property Services Training Package (CPP07) endorsed by
the National Quality Council:
CPPDSM4008A (Identify legal and ethical requirements of
property sales to complete agency work)
CPPDSM4009 (Interpret legislation to complete work in the
property industry)
CPPDSM4010A (Lease property)
CPPDSM4012A (List property for sale)
CPPDSM4015B (Minimise agency and consumer risk)
CPPDSM4022A (Sell and finalise the sale of property by
private treaty)
CPPDSM4080A (Work in the real estate industry)
If you have held an equivalent registration under the
Property Occupations Act 2014 or the repealed Property
Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000 which expired less than
two years ago, list the registration details in Part 4.
If you have held a real estate salesperson certificate in
Queensland in the past two years, you do not need to
complete the training requirements.
Part 5—Suitability checklist
An applicant is not a suitable person to hold a registration
certificate if the individual:
has been convicted of a serious offence within the last
five years in Queensland or elsewhere
is currently disqualified from holding a licence or
registration certificate.
While an applicant is automatically deemed not suitable to
hold a registration certificate if they answer yes to either of
the above, there are also a number of other matters which
must be considered when determining suitability. If you
answer yes to any of the suitability questions listed on the
application form, please provide full details in writing.
If you are currently insolvent under administration, you
will need to supply the following information to allow a
determination to be made on your suitability:
A description of the circumstances that caused you to
go into bankruptcy (if you were involved in a business
please advise the type of business) and a description of
the steps taken by you to avoid going into bankruptcy.
Official notification of the insolvency including a list of
creditors and amounts owing to each creditor.
Confirmation of whether any charges were laid against
you in regard to the bankruptcy.
A letter from your employer outlining your role within
the business. The letter must be written on business
letterhead and signed by a director or the licensed
person in charge. In accordance with section 121(1)(h)
(iii) of the Property Occupations Act 2014, the letter
should specify whether you would be ‘in a position to
influence significantly the management of the licensee’s
business’.
Relevant Acts include the Motor Dealers and Chattel
Auctioneers Act 2014, the Property Occupations Act 2014, the
Debt Collectors (Field Agents and Collection Agents) Act 2014,
the repealed Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000 or
a corresponding law.
insolvent under administration’ has the meaning as defined
in the Corporations Act 2001, section 9.
The Corporations Act 2001 defines insolvent under
administration as:
1. a person who, under the Bankruptcy Act 1966 or the law
of a foreign country has the status of an undischarged
bankrupt; or
2. a person who, under the law of an external Territory
or the law of a foreign country, has the status of an
undischarged bankrupt; or
3. A person whose property is subject to control under:
a. Section 50 or Division 2 of Part X of the Bankruptcy
Act 1966; or
b. A corresponding provision of the law of an external
Territory or the law of a foreign country; or
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4. A person who has executed a personal insolvency
agreement under:
a. Part X of the Bankruptcy Act 1966; or
b. The corresponding provisions of the law of an
external Territory or the law of a foreign country;
Where the terms of the agreement have not been
fully complied with; or
5. A person who is a party (as a debtor) to a debt agreement
under:
a. Part IX of the Bankruptcy Act 1966; or
b. The corresponding provisions of the law of an
external Territory or the law of a foreign country.
serious offence’ means any of the following offences
punishable by three or more years imprisonment:
an offence involving fraud or dishonesty
an offence involving the trafficking of drugs
an offence involving the use or threatened use of violence
an offence of a sexual nature
• extortion
• arson
unlawful stalking.
The fact that a sentence for one of the offences was less than
three years does not lessen the applicant’s responsibility
for disclosure. If in doubt answer ‘Yes’ and provide written
details of the conviction. It is an offence to provide incorrect
or misleading information.
conviction’ includes a plea of guilty or a finding of guilt by a
court, but does not include a plea of guilty or a finding of guilt
by a court if no conviction is recorded by the court.
corresponding law’ means a law of another State, Territory or
New Zealand that provides for the same matter as a relevant
Act or a provision of a relevant Act.
If you are uncertain about any of the above, you can contact
the Office of Fair Trading on 13 QGOV (13 74 68) for information
and assistance.
Lodgement details
Please ensure your application is fully completed and you
have attached proof of identification documents, training
certificates, fees and attachments as required. If any details
or fees are missing or incomplete our office will be required to
write to you which delays the processing of your application
and the issue of your registration certificate. If no response
is received from you within a reasonable timeframe, your
application may be deemed to have been withdrawn by
you. In this circumstance a refund of fees paid less the
application fee and criminal history check fees (if the checks
have been conducted) will be refunded to you. You will then
need to resubmit another application if you still require the
registration certificate.
Application approval
Normal processing time for new applications is 46 weeks
however this can be longer if we need to contact you for
missing information or fees. Applications can sometimes be
delayed awaiting clearance of police checks which is outside
the control of the Office of Fair Trading. If your application is
refused we will send an information notice to you explaining
your rights and the process involved in appealing the
decision.
You are not able to perform the functions of a real estate
salesperson until your registration certificate has been
issued.
Refunds
You can withdraw your application at any time prior to the
registration certificate being granted or refused. If the
application is withdrawn by you or deemed withdrawn or
refused you will receive a refund of the fees paid less a non-
refundable application processing fee and any fees paid for
criminal history checks that have already been conducted.
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New registration application Form 31
Property Occupations Act 2014 • Form 3–1 • V8 • July 2019 Page 5 of 9
ABN: 13 846 673 994
Application for a real estate salesperson
registration certificate
Property Occupations Act 2014
This form is eective from 1 July 2019
Part 1—Registration certificate details
Section 1
Applicant name
Name of applicant .........................................................................................................................
Section 2
Registration category
Real estate salesperson
Section 3
Registration term
1 Year
3 Years
Instructions
Before completing this application, please read the accompanying Form 3–1 Notes.
Please complete application in BLOCK letters
Attach extra pages if necessary
References to dates should be in DD/MM/YYYY
Fees quoted in this application/notes may alter at any time by Regulation
Refer to notes for feesNo GST is payable on licence fees
Criminal history check fee of $39.35 (inclusive of $1.13 GST per check)
All applicants are subject to mandatory criminal history checks. This fee is not included in the
application fee and must be included with your payment. Processing of your application will not be
progressed until this fee is paid.
Please note: A criminal history check is not required if one has been completed under relevant Act
in the last six months.
Incomplete applications
Failure to complete this form or provide all the information, fees and documents will result in a
delay in granting your registration certificate.
Privacy statement—please read
The Office of Fair Trading collects information, including personal information, on this form as
required by the Property Occupations Act 2014 to process your application. In accordance with
this Act, some personal information may be passed on to police services in Australia (including
federal, states and territories) for criminal history searches. Enquiries may also be made with the
Department of Home Affairs to verify eligibility to work in Australia. Your name will be placed on
a register which may be inspected by the public. Additionally, information on this form can be
disclosed without your consent where authorised or required by law. Under the Fair Trading Act
1989 information may also be shared on a confidential basis with other Australian fair trading
agencies.
Change of details
If at any time your registration certificate details or suitability requirements change, you must
notify the Office of Fair Trading in writing within 14 days.
OFFICE USE ONLY
Date received
.................................................
Entity number
.................................................
Payment details
Application allocation
$ .............................................
CHC fee $ ................................
Total allocation $ ....................
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Part 2—Applicant details
Section 1
Applicant details
Preferred title Mr Mrs Ms Miss Other (specify) .................................
Surname ..........................................................................................................................................
Given names ....................................................................................................................................
Have you been known by any other name? Yes
No
Previous names ................................................................................................................................
Reason for change ...........................................................................................................................
Section 2
Date, place of birth and
visa details
NOTE: You must provide
certified identification in your
current name.
*Only photocopies of
documents certified as being
a true copy of the original
document by a Justice of
the Peace, Commissioner
for Declarations, barrister/
solicitor, or Notary Public can
be accepted. The photocopy
must contain the original
signature of the person
certifying the identification.
If you are lodging this application in person, you can provide your original birth certificate/ extract,
passport, Australian certificate of citizenship or driver’s licence, which will be copied and certified
by the officer accepting your application. If you are lodging this application by mail, please send a
photocopy certified as being a true copy.*
Date of birth
/ /
Place of birth: Town ............................................................................................... State
Country ............................................................................................................................................
Driver licence number ................................................... State of issue ...........................................
Passport number .............................................................................................................................
Passport country .............................................................................................................................
Passport type: Government
Private UN refugee
Eligibility to work in Australia
Are you an Australian citizen? Yes
No
If you are not an Australian citizen, supply a certified copy of your international passport—
for more information see Notes accompanying this form.
Part 3—Contact details
Section 1
Contact details
Business phone ............................................................ After hours phone .....................................
Fax number .................................................................... Mobile .....................................................
Email address ...................................................................................................................................
Preferred contact method: B/H
A/H Mobile Email Mail
Section 2
Residential address
A post office box address is
not acceptable.
Home address ..................................................................................................................................
Suburb ......................................................................... State
Postcode
Section 3
Postal address
Enter ‘as above’ if the same
as residential address.
Address ...........................................................................................................................................
Suburb ......................................................................... State
Postcode
Change of address: If you change your address you are required to notify the chief executive in
writing within 14 days. You may be issued with a fine if you do not notify Industry Licensing within
the required timeframe.
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Part 4—Applicant qualifications and previous licences
The educational and other
qualifications are outlined in
the Notes accompanying this
form.
Have you completed the specified units of competency / modules or previously held an equivalent
registration certificate in Queensland?
Yes—completed modules
Attach a copy of your training qualifications showing the modules completed.
Yes—I have previously held an equivalent registration certificate under the Property
Occupations Act 2014 or the repealed Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000 which
expired less than two years ago—provide your registration number/s and registration periods
below.
Registration number
Period: from: / / to: / /
Registration number
Period: from: / / to: / /
Nocontact a registered course provider and complete training modules before lodging
this form.
Office use only
Type
Licence/certificate
number
Status Condition
Period
From To
Part 5—Suitability checklist
Suitability requirements
Please see Notes
accompanying this form for
explanation.
*Relevant Act includes:
Motor Dealers and Chattel
Auctioneers Act 2014,
Property Occupations Act
2014
Debt Collectors (Field
Agents and Collection
Agents) Act 2014
The repealed Property
Agents and Motor Dealers
Act 2000
A corresponding law
It is an offence to supply
incorrect or misleading
information.
Disclosure of previous
convictions does not
automatically disqualify you
from holding a registration
certificate.
However, failure to disclose
convictions may result in your
registration certificate being
cancelled and prosecution
action being commenced.
If you answer Yes to any of these questions, you need to provide full details in writing.
Are you currently insolvent under administration (this includes entering into
bankruptcy or a Personal Insolvency Agreement under Part X of the
Bankruptcy Act 1966 or is a party as a debtor to a debt agreement under
Part IX of the Bankruptcy Act 1966)? Yes
No
Have you:
Been found guilty of an offence (excluding traffic or misdemeanour offences)
in Queensland or elsewhere, within the last five years? Yes
No
Been convicted of an offence and/or disqualified from holding a licence or
registration certificate under a relevant Act* or the Agents Financial
Administration Act 2014? Yes
No
Received an adverse order under the Property Occupations Act 2014,
the Motor Dealers and Chattel Auctioneers Act 2014 or the repealed
Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000 from QCAT or the District
court in the last five years? Yes
No
Been named in the register of persons disqualified from managing
corporations under the Corporations Act 2001? Yes
No
Ever had a licence or registration certificate refused, suspended or
cancelled under a relevant Act*? Yes
No
Had an amount paid from the Claim Fund including the Funds established
under the repealed Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000 or the
repealed Auctioneers and Agents Act 1971, because of an action or omission
that gave rise to a claim? Yes
No
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Part 6Checklist and declaration
Checklist
It is an offence to supply
incorrect or misleading
information.
Please check each statement and tick each box if you have met the following requirements:
I have completed each part of this form honestly and correctly to the best of my knowledge.
I have provided all relevant certified documentation to meet the identity verification check in
Part 2.
I have enclosed proof of completion of an approved training course (including units completed)
as required in Part 4.
I have enclosed the application fee $ ...................................................................................and
Criminal history check of $39.35
Applicant to sign
In submitting this application, I declare I have the consent of all persons relating to this application
being subject to a national criminal history check by the Queensland Police Service (QPS) and
for QPS and other Australian police services to disclose criminal history information and any
impending charges to the Office of Fair Trading.
I understand any disclosure will be subject to applicable Commonwealth, state or territory
legislation and/or police policy. Enquiries may also be made with the Department of Home
Affairs to verify eligibility to work in Australia. In other instances, information on this form can be
disclosed without your consent where authorised or required by law.
I declare the answers I have given on this form and attachments are true and correct in every detail.
I have read and agree to the terms stated above.
Applicant signature ..........................................................................................................................
Date
/ /
Lodgement details
IMPORTANT!
Please make sure you:
provide all necessary
information and
documentation
sign the application
return all pages of the
application form.
Please lodge the completed application, any supporting documentation and applicable fees to
the Office of Fair Trading at the address below, at one of our regional offices, or at a Queensland
Government Service Office.
By mail:
Industry Licensing Unit, GPO Box 3111, Brisbane QLD 4001
In person:
Visit www.qld.gov.au/fairtrading or call 13 QGOV (13 74 68) for information and your nearest
Fair Trading Office or Queensland Government Service Office.
Refunds
If an applicant withdraws an application prior to a registration certificate being issued, or it is
refused, the application fee and fees paid for criminal history checks that have already been
conducted are not refundable.
Change of details
If at any time your registration certificate details or suitability requirements change, you must
notify the Office of Fair Trading within 14 days.
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Payer details
This section must be
completed if payment has
been made by another person
on behalf of the applicant.
Name ..............................................................................................................................................
Postal address ................................................................................................................................
Suburb ............................................................................State
Postcode
Mobile .......................................................................... Fax number .............................................
Receipt request Yes
No
Email ..............................................................................................................................................
Payment
Payment details
Cashpay in person
Do not send cash by mail
Debit/Credit card Money order Cheque
Make money order or cheque payable to the Office of Fair Trading.
A receipt will not be issued unless specifically requested.
Debit/Credit card
OFT cannot accept debit/credit card details over the phone, fax or email (including any attachments)
in accordance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. If an email or fax is received
containing debit/credit card details, it will be deleted immediately and your application and
payment will not be processed.
Charge my:
Go online to www.qld.gov.au/fairtrading
Debit/Credit card number:
Cardholders name: ........................................................................................................................................................
Amount authorised: $ .......................................................................................... Expiry date:
Cardholder’s signature: .......................................................................................................................................................
Online
payments
Tick box if you wish to pay online
If you select this option, once OFT has received your documentation, an officer will be in
contact to provide you with a Customer Reference Number (CRN). You can use this to pay via
the following methods:
Go online to www.qld.gov.au/fairtrading
Payments can be made using BPAY through your bank or financial institution using the
reference details that will be provided to you.
By post
A cheque or money order can be posted in, together with the application form.
Make money order or cheque payable to the Office of Fair Trading
In person
You can also visit a Fair Trading Office or an applicable Queensland Government Service Office to
lodge this application and pay the applicable fees over the counter.
Visit www.qld.gov.au/fairtrading or call 13 QGOV (13 74 68) for your nearest Fair Trading Office or
Queensland Government Service Office.
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