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Fees and forms - estate agents

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The table below sets out fees for the 2017-18 financial year.

These fees will increase for applications lodged from 1 July 2018 onwards.

Licensing fees and forms - myCAV

Activity

Form

Fee (all amounts are GST exempt)

Create a myCAV account to apply for a licence, lodge an annual statement or change licence details Create or sign-in to your myCAV account
Free

Lodge annual statement and fee

Estate agents - lodge annual statement (myCAV)

Individual: $216.30

Company: $475.90

Apply for a company licence

Estate agent - company licence application (myCAV)

$749.40

Apply for an individual licence

Estate agents - individual licence application (myCAV)

 

$432.70

View and print your licence certificate Create or sign-in to your myCAV account N/A
Notify the Business Licensing Authority of an agent’s representative or licensed estate agent commencing or ceasing employment Estate agents - change of details (myCAV) N/A
Notify of any changes to licence details Estate agents - change of details (myCAV)
N/A
Lodge late fee N/A – the Business Licensing Authority will notify you via your myCAV account if they do not receive your annual statement and fee by your licence anniversary date. $168.80

Licensing fees and forms - outside myCAV

Activity

Form

Fee (all amounts are GST exempt)

National criminal history and other record checks Consent to national criminal history and other record checks (Word, 141KB)
N/A
Withdraw a licence application N/A – send the Business Licensing Authority a request to withdraw your application to information@bla.vic.gov.au
N/A
Apply for permission to be employed as an agent's representative or hold an estate agent’s licence if you are disqualified
Permission application - estate agents (Word, 835KB)
N/A
Declare eligibility to work as an agent’s representative (for employer records only). Required whenever an agent's representative is hired
Declaration of eligibility to be employed as an agent's representative (Word, 599KB)
N/A 
Provide written authority to an agent's representative or estate agent employed by another estate agency business (for employer records only) Authority to perform the duties of an estate agent (Word, 418KB)  N/A 
Apply for approval for an estate agent or agent's representative to temporarily manage an office when a licensee, officer in effective control or branch manager will be absent for more than 30 days
Estate agents application for short-term manager approval (Word, 430KB)
N/A
Apply for approval to manage a different branch office (applicable to an approved agent’s representative Branch Manager before 1 February 1995)
Application to manage a different branch office (Word, 445KB)
N/A
Provide written authority to an agent's representative or estate agent employed by another estate agency business  Authority to perform the duties of an estate agent (Word, 418KB)  N/A
Apply for an extension of time to lodge annual statement and fee  N/A – send the Business Licensing Authority (BLA) a request in writing, via information@bla.vic.gov.au, accompanied by the prescribed fee within the six weeks prior to your licence anniversary date.
$64.60

Lodge annual statement and fee - branch manager
N/A - the BLA will send your annual statement  $64.60

Apply for extension of time to lodge annual statement and fee – branch manager
N/A – send the BLA a request in writing, via information@bla.vic.gov.au, accompanied by the prescribed fee for the request within the six weeks prior to your licence anniversary date.
$64.60
Lodge late fee – branch manager
N/A – the BLA will send a late notice to you if they do not receive your annual statement and fee by your licence anniversary date.
$64.60
Request a copy of your licence certificate (licences granted before 15 November 2017)
N/A - send the BLA a request for the certificate to information@bla.vic.gov.au

N/A 
Registrar’s certificate of contents of Register

N/A - send the BLA a request for the certificate to information@bla.vic.gov.au

$64.60

 

Agency authority forms

Activity

Form

Fee (all amounts are GST exempt)

Notify client of estimated selling price (included in agency authority)

Director approved form for use in agency authority - estimated selling price (Word, 73KB)

N/A

 

Notify client of where complaints about commission or expenses can be made (included in agency authority)

Director approved form for use in agency authority - making a complaint concerning commissions and/or outgoings (Word, 73KB)

N/A

Notify client of commission sharing with anyone other than an estate agent or agent’s representative who works in your agency (included in agency authority)

Director approved form for use in agency authority - notice of commission sharing (Word, 79KB)

N/A

Notify client of any rebates or discounts you will receive (included in agency authority)

Director approved form for use in agency authority - rebate statement (Word, 118KB)

N/A

Notify client of you not being entitled to a rebate (included in agency authority)

Director approved form for use in agency authority - rebate statement - no rebate will be received (Word, 75KB)

N/A

Trust account forms

Activity

Form

Fee (all amounts are GST exempt)

Independent audit report of your trust account form
Independent assurance report to the licensed estate agent (Word, 138KB)  N/A
Lodge your trust account audit report
Create or sign-in to your myCAV account
N/A
Apply to vary your trust account audit date
Application to vary trust account audit date (Word, 167 KB)  N/A

Open a trust account

Create or sign-in to your myCAV account

N/A

Close a trust account

Create or sign-in to your myCAV account

N/A

Notify us that you did not receive or hold trust money in your trust account during an audit period

Create or sign-in to your myCAV account

N/A

Other forms

Activity

Form

Fee (all amounts are GST exempt)

Disclose to vendor any conflict of interest

Disclosure of conflict of interest to vendor (Word, 99KB)

N/A

Provide purchaser with details of financial performance over the last two years of a small business for sale

Statement by a vendor of small business (Section 52) (Word, 114KB)

N/A

Create a complaint handling and dispute resolution policy

Sample estate agency complaint handling and dispute resolution policy (Word, 42KB)

N/A

Create a contract of sale of real estate

Sample contract of sale of real estate (Word, 113KB)

N/A

Create a contract of sale of business

Sample contract of sale of business (Word, 178KB)

N/A

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