Car market operator's registration
Definition of a car market
A car market is a market provided by a registered car market operator who does not own the secondhand vehicles which are displayed for sale. It is not an auction premises.
Vehicles displayed for sale at a car market cannot be owned by other licensed dealers.
Quite often, a car market will be used for other purposes (such as public parking) on non-normal trading days.
What you need to do to get a registration
To get a car market operator registration you must:
- Complete the application form;
- Pay the appropriate fee;
- Prove that you are over 18 years of age;
- Provide the business name/s you plan to use;
- Ensure the company is registered (if applicable). Consumer Protection will check the ASIC register to confirm any registration at the time of application;
- Provide written approval from the relevant local government authority for the use of the premises as a car market outlet.
If you are thinking of becoming a car market operator and want more information, please contact our Licensing Branch on 1300 30 40 64.
- The Commissioner can attach conditions or restrictions to any registration.
- A Car Market Operator cannot hold any other licence as a dealer, yard manager or salesperson.