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

Fees Schedule as of July 2020

NEW APPLICATION Number of transactions p.a (*a)
1 Year 0 - 49 50 - 149 150 +
Pawnbroker  $1,057.00 $2,114.00 $4,230.00
Second-hand Dealer  $1,057.00 $2,114.00 $4,230.00
Combined  $1,059.00 $2,118.00 $4,238.00


NEW APPLICATION Number of transactions p.a (*a)
2 Year 0 - 49 50 - 149 150 +
Pawnbroker $1,286.00 $2,573.00 $5,148.00
Second-hand Dealer $1,286.00 $2,573.00 $5,148.00
Combined  $1,289.00 $2,578.00 $5,159.00


NEW APPLICATION Number of transactions p.a (*a)
3 Year 0 - 49 50 - 149 150 +
Pawnbroker $1,511.00 $3,023.00 $6,048.00
Second-hand Dealer $1,511.00 $3,023.00 $6,048.00
Combined $1,515.00 $3,030.00 $6,062.00
Inspection Fee $12.00 $12.00 $12.00

Pawnbrokers & Second-hand Dealers - Renewal Fees

RENEWAL FEES Number of transactions p.a (*a)
1 Year 0 - 49 50 - 149 150 +
Pawnbroker  $1,045.00 $2,090.00 $4,180.00
Second-hand Dealer  $1,045.00 $2,090.00 $4,180.00
Combined $1,046.00 $2,093.00 $4,187.00


RENEWAL FEES Number of transactions p.a (*a)
2 Year 0 - 49 50 - 149 150 +
Pawnbroker  $1,268.00 $2,537.00 $5,076.00
Second-hand Dealer  $1,268.00 $2,537.00 $5,076.00
Combined $1,271.00 $2,543.00 $5,087.00


RENEWAL FEES Number of transactions p.a (*a)
3 Year 0 - 49 50 - 149 150 +
Pawnbroker  $1,488.00 $2,977.00 $5,955.00
Second-hand Dealer  $1,488.00 $2,977.00 $5,955.00
Combined $1,491.00 $2,983.00 $5,969.00

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. If you have any enquiries regarding application fees, contact Police Licensing Services on 1300 171 011.

NOTE: (*a) Based on the number of transactions per annum. All fees and charges are reviewed annually.