AMR notification form

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Automatic mutual recognition (AMR) enables individuals licensed or registered for an occupation in one Australian state or territory to work in another state or territory using their home state licence.

Interstate workers in the following occupations must submit the notification form to the Business Licensing Authority (BLA) before carrying on activities in Victoria under AMR:

  • conveyancers
  • motor car traders
  • owners corporation managers
  • pawnbrokers
  • rooming house operators
  • second-hand dealers.

You must provide documents as evidence as part of the notification process. You will need to upload copies of the original documents to your form submission. You will not be able to complete the form unless all the correct documents are attached.

Please read through the required documents carefully. Some occupations need to supply extra information, such as evidence of professional indemnity insurance, or business plans and projections.

Required documents for all occupations

Everyone submitting a notification must attach both of the following:

  1. a copy of your current occupational licence or registration issued by your home state/territory
  2. evidence of your principal place of residence.

Please note that:

  • your home state is defined as your principal place of residence or work
  • your principal place of residence is the home you primarily occupy, on an ongoing and permanent basis, as your settled or usual home.

Acceptable evidence of your principal place of residence includes:

  • an Australian driver’s licence or other such equivalent photo identification card
  • copies of two recent bills issued to you at your address
    • utility bill (telephone, gas or electricity)
    • council, water rates or land valuation notice
    • registration or driver licence renewal notice
  • a current residential tenancy agreement (up to 1 year old)
  • a recent official letter from a government service provider, for example Centrelink or the Department of Human Services
  • a recent passbook or account statement from a bank, building society or credit union (a mortgage account statement is acceptable)
  • a recent taxation notice of assessment
  • evidence of your electoral enrolment
  • an insurance policy notice.

Additional documents for conveyancers

Conveyancers must provide evidence of professional indemnity insurance with a minimum cover of $2 million for all work carried out in Victoria. The policy must be arranged under the Master Policy managed by Austbrokers Countrywide and the Australian Institute of Conveyancers (Vic Div).

If you are operating as a sole trader

Attach a copy of your own professional indemnity insurance policy or certificate of insurance.

If you are covered by your employer

Attach:

  • a copy of your employer’s professional indemnity insurance, and
  • a letter from the employer confirming your employment.

For more information, visit the Austbrokers Countrywide website or call 03 9835 1300.

Additional documents for owners corporation managers

Owners corporation managers must provide evidence of professional indemnity insurance with a minimum cover of $2 million for all work carried out in Victoria.

If you are operating as a sole trader

Attach a copy of your own professional indemnity insurance policy or certificate of insurance.

If you are covered by your employer

Attach:

  • a copy of your employer’s professional indemnity insurance, and
  • a letter from your employer confirming your employment.

View the owners corporation managers professional indemnity insurance page for more information.

Additional documents for motor car traders

Motor car traders must provide evidence that they have sufficient financial resources to conduct activities in Victoria.

Attach a copy of each of the following:

  • a current bank statement confirming availability of funds for each of your bank accounts. The statement must show the account holder's name.
  • a current bank statement for any credit card and loan you have including mortgages, or a loan approval letter from the credit provider
  • the most recent council rates notice for any property owned by you

You must also complete and attach two documents outlining your business plans.

1. a Motor car traders estimated cash flow projection for the first 12 months of trading template.

Please complete either the:

2. a Motor car traders proposed business plan, including the declaration of personal finances template (Word, 186KB).

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