Debt collectors fees and forms
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Fees and forms for debt collectors licensing.
Debt collectors licensing forms
- application forms (for an individual or company)
- renewal forms (for an individual or company)
- transfer form
- request for a duplicate licence
Fees listed below are scheduled as at 1 July 2018. Fees are subject to change on 1 July of each year. Applications received on or after 1 July will be subject to the new fee.
|Application for a licence||$2525.35|
Renewal application (for 3 years)
Recent changes to the legislation have introduced three year licensing for debt collectors. To enable the Department to transition to triennial licensing a licence that is due to expire (fees will be prorated accordingly):
|Issue of duplicate licence certificate||$28.00|
Refund of licence fees
A licensed debt collector may obtain a refund of fees paid in relation to a licence which is surrendered in accordance with regulation 9 of the Debt Collectors Licensing Regulations 1964 before the date of its expiry.
Licensees are required to apply to the Commissioner, who on receipt of the application, will refund to the licensee an amount licence that, in the Commissioner’s opinion, relates to the period between the day the licence is surrendered and the day the licence would have expired.
Maintaining accuracy of information on licensees
Licensed debtors are required to notify the Commissioner in writing within 14 days of a change in any of the following relating to their licence:
- the name of the licensee;
- the address of the place of business of the licensee;
- the address of the licensee (for an individual); and
- the directors of the licensee (for a company).
For further details please see the Change contact details for a Consumer Protection licence page.
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