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Before starting your application

This form should only be completed by individuals registering a second-hand and/or pawnbroker business in Victoria. You may be exempt from registration as a second-hand dealer. For more information, visit the Exemptions from registrations page on the Consumer Affairs Victoria website.

Eligibility

You are automatically ineligible to be registered if you are currently insolvent under administration (bankrupt) or if you are a represented person under the Guardianship and Administration Act 1986 (where a guardian or administrator has been appointed). You may also be ineligible if: within the last 5 years, you have been found guilty of, or convicted of a disqualifying offence involving fraud, dishonesty, drug trafficking or violence which is punishable by imprisonment for three months or more (whether or not a sentence of imprisonment was imposed); or are currently suspended from carrying on any occupation, profession or business in Australia; or within the last 5 years have had a licence, registration or permission to carry on any occupation, profession or business in Australia cancelled or disqualified; or any of your associates is currently insolvent under administration (bankrupt) or under external administration.

Permission

For disqualifying criminal offences, you can still apply for, and may be granted, a registration. Based on the result of background checks, you may be required to apply for permission to be registered. An extra fee applies. If you are able to apply for permission, the BLA will write to you. For more information, visit the Disqualification and permission page on the Consumer Affairs Victoria website.

Record checks

The BLA will conduct checks with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and other agencies to verify the information provided in this application form.

Fees

The application fee is $ and must be paid at the time of applying. The application fee is non-refundable.

Providing incorrect information

It is a serious offence for a person to knowingly make a false or misleading statement in relation to a registration application. Significant fines apply.

Unregistered trading

Unregistered second-hand dealers/pawnbrokers are liable for significant fines.

Privacy

Information and privacy

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After you lodge your application

To avoid delays, please complete the form correctly and attach all necessary documents. The average processing time last quarter was days. You may be required to provide further information. If any change occurs in the information you have provided in your registration application, you must notify the BLA in writing within 7 days of becoming aware of the change. If your application is not successful, you will be notified in writing. You can appeal the decision by applying to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) within 28 days of the decision. If your application is successful, you will receive a registration certificate. Registration is ongoing unless suspended, surrendered or cancelled. Once you are registered, you should familiarise yourself with your ongoing obligations and licensing requirements. For more information, visit the Second-hand dealers section of the Consumer Affairs Victoria website.

Eligibility

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Eligibility

Are you: * Insolvent under administration (bankrupt, debt agreements under Part IX or Part X); or A represented person under the Guardianship and Administration Act 1986 (where a guardian or administrator has been appointed)?
Are you: * Insolvent under administration (bankrupt, debt agreements under Part IX or Part X); or A represented person under the Guardianship and Administration Act 1986 (where a guardian or administrator has been appointed)?
In accordance with the Second-Hand Dealers and Pawnbrokers Act 1989, you are ineligible to be registered. For more information call, 1300 135 452.
For which type of registration are you applying? *
For which type of registration are you applying? *

Applicant details

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Applicant details

Applicant Name

Contact details

Primary phone number *
Mobile preferred (if you provide a landline please include area code and for international numbers use +)

Residential address

Residential Address
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Is this an Australian or international address?
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Postal address

Postal Address
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Supporting documentation

You must attach the following documents as part of the application.
You must attach the following documents for an individual associate.
File:
You must attach certified copies of 100 points of identification for each business partner.
Attach certified copies of 100 points of identification including one document containing a photograph. Further details can be found on the Consent to Criminal History and Other Records Check form.
Attach certified copies of 100 points of identification including one document containing a photograph. Further details can be found on the Consent to Criminal History and Other Records Check form.
File:

Business details

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Business details

Enter your ABN in the field above. If you do not know your ABN you can enter your business name to get a list of related ABNs to choose your correct number from.
Are you trading on behalf of a trust
You must attach a copy of the schedule of the Deed of Trust
Attach a copy of the schedule of the Deed of Trust.
Attach a copy of the schedule of the Deed of Trust.
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Business names

Cannot be a company name with ‘Pty’ and/or “Ltd” as you must apply for a company registration instead. Please do not proceed with this form. A business name(s) must be registered with ASIC if you are not carrying on business under your own personal name. For information about business name registration requirements visit the ASIC website.
List all business names that will be used by your second-hand dealer/pawnbroker business.

Business name of

Website addresses

List all website addresses maintained for the purpose of the second-hand dealer/pawnbroker business.

Website address of

Business address

Provide the details of the principal business location from which the second-hand dealer/pawnbroker business will trade. PO Boxes cannot be accepted.

Principal business address

Postal Address
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Business phone number *
Mobile preferred (if you provide a landline please include area code)
list all premises or locations in Victoria (including markets) from which the second-hand dealer/pawnbroker business will trade. PO Boxes cannot be accepted.

Business address of

Postal Address
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Trade details

Some individuals or companies do not have to register as second-hand dealers or pawnbrokers if they trade exclusively in exempt goods. See the exemptions information in the Consumer Affairs Victoria website.
Types of goods in which you will trade * Choose all that apply
From where will you source the automotive parts?Choose all that apply

Other sources * of

In what type of scrap metal are you trading?

Other scrap metal * of

Other good * of

Associates

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Provide details for all associates. If you are unsure if a person or company is an associate, visit the Associates page on the Consumer Affairs Victoria website.

Individual and company partners

Does the second-hand dealer/pawnbroker business have any individual or company partners?
List all individual and company partners of the second-hand dealer/pawnbroker business.

Business partner of

Type of associate
You must attach the following documents for an individual associate.
You must attach the following documents for an individual associate.
File:
You must attach certified copies of 100 points of identification for each business partner.
Attach certified copies of 100 points of identification including one document containing a photograph. Further details can be found on the Consent to Criminal History and Other Records Check form.
Attach certified copies of 100 points of identification including one document containing a photograph. Further details can be found on the Consent to Criminal History and Other Records Check form.
File:
Enter your ABN in the field above. If you do not know your ABN you can enter your business name to get a list of related ABNs to choose your correct number from.

Spouse / domestic partner

This person is your associate
Do you have a spouse/domestic partner who has been or will be involved in or work in the second-hand dealer/pawnbroker business?
This person is your associate. Provide details of your spouse/domestic partner.

Spouse / domestic partner of

Type of associate
You must attach the following documents for a spouse/domestic partner who has been/is/will be/work in the second-hand dealer/pawnbroker business.
You must attach the following documents for an individual associate.
File:
You must attach certified copies of 100 points of identification for each business partner.
Attach certified copies of 100 points of identification including one document containing a photograph. Further details can be found on the Consent to Criminal History and Other Records Check form.
Attach certified copies of 100 points of identification including one document containing a photograph. Further details can be found on the Consent to Criminal History and Other Records Check form.
File:

Other associates

Are there any other persons who will have a business arrangement/relationship or will share in the profits of the second-hand dealer pawnbroker business?
List any other persons who will have a business arrangement/relationship or share in the profits of the second-hand dealer/pawnbroker business.

Other associates of

Type of associate
You must attach the following documents for an individual associate.
You must attach the following documents for an individual associate.
File:
You must attach certified copies of 100 points of identification for each business partner.
Attach certified copies of 100 points of identification including one document containing a photograph. Further details can be found on the Consent to Criminal History and Other Records Check form.
Attach certified copies of 100 points of identification including one document containing a photograph. Further details can be found on the Consent to Criminal History and Other Records Check form.
File:
Enter your ABN in the field above. If you do not know your ABN you can enter your business name to get a list of related ABNs to choose your correct number from.

History

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Second-hand dealer / pawnbroker registration

Do you or any of your associates currently hold/previously held a second-hand dealer/pawnbroker registration or equivalent elsewhere in Australia

Registrant of

Date registered

Conduct History

As an individual person or as a director of any company:Are you now currently suspended from carrying on any occupation, profession, or business in Australia; or have you had any licence, permit or registration cancelled, suspended or disqualified in the past 5 years?

History of

Dates of suspension / cancellation / disqualification

Acknowledgement

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Fees

The application fee is $ (GST exempt)
Fees payable at time of application.

Acknowledgement

Invoice

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Department Of Justice
BUSINESS LICENSING AUTHORITY
ABN: 32 790 228 959
PHONE: 1300 13 54 52
Email: bla@justice.vic.gov.au
Tax Invoice Receipt
Dear Sir/Madam Please retain the following information as confirmation that your payment has been received and processed successfully by the Business Licensing Authority.
State Government of Victoria (Consumer Affairs Victoria)