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Before starting this form

This form can only be submiited by the licensed motor car trader sole trader. There are various attachments that may be required as part of this form. If you add new associates, for each of them you must attach: A completed Consent to national criminal history and other record checks form.Certified copies of the required identification documents. Details are on the Consent to national criminal history and other record checks form.

Cease trading

If you have ceased trading, you are no longer eligible to hold a licence. Submit the form as described and the Business Licensing Authority will contact you.

Permission

For disqualifying criminal offences and claims against the Motor Car Traders' Guarantee Fund, you may be required to apply for permission to be licensed. If you are required to apply for permission, the BLA will contact you. For more information, visit the Disqualification and permissions page on the Consumer Affairs Victoria website.

Record checks

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

Fees

No fees will be collected through this form.If you wish to apply for a revocation or variation of licence conditions, send the BLA a request in writing, via the BLA enquiry form. The BLA will contact you about the requirements and the fee.

Providing incorrect information

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

Unlicensed trading

Unlicensed motor car traders are liable for significant fines.

Privacy

Information and privacy

The Business Licensing Authority (BLA) is committed to responsible and fair handling of personal information consistent with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 and its obligations under the Business Licensing Authority Act 1998. For privacy information, please refer to the Information and privacy - Business Licensing Authority page on the Consumer Affairs Victoria website.

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After you lodge your form

To avoid delays, please complete the form correctly and attach the necessary documents.If any change occurs in the information you have provided in the form, you must notify the BLA in writing as soon as you become aware of the change.You will only be contacted if you are required to provide further information.For more information about your ongoing obligations and licensing requirements, visit the Motor car traders section of the Consumer Affairs Victoria website.

Applicant details

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Applicant details

Applicant Name
Provide either your ABN or date of birth.
Date of birth
Date must be in dd/mm/yyyy format and you must be over 18 years of age.

Operating status

Select one option for your current operating status.If you have ceased trading, provide the date you ceased.
Current status

Change name

Have you changed your name?
A copy of official documentation (deed poll certificate, passport, drivers licence, marriage certificate or Decree Nisi) showing the new name is required for this update.

New name of

You must attach proof of the name change
You must attach at least one document showing the name change
Attach copies of the required name change documents.
Attachment file types restricted to: pdf,png,tif,tiff,jpeg,jpe,jfif,jpg,gif,bmp,xls,xlsx,doc,docx
Attach copies of the required name change documents.
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Contact details

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

Change your residential address

PO Boxes cannot be accepted.
Residential Address
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Is this an Australian or international address?
of 1000 characters

New postal address

Postal Address
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of 1000 characters

Update business details

Motor car trader - sole trader - update licence
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Business details

If your ABN has changed, enter the 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.
Have you started trading on behalf of a trust?
Attach a copy of the Deed of Trust
Attach a copy of the Deed of Trust
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Attach a copy of the Deed of Trust
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Are you buying or entering into an arrangement to assume responsibility for an existing motor car trading business? *
List all existing motor car trader businesses.

Existing business of

Attach a copy of the contract of sale or similar document
Attach a copy of the contract of sale or similar document.
If a contract of sale is not available, please attach a signed heads of agreement or similar document. Attachment file types restricted to: pdf,png,tif,tiff,jpeg,jpe,jfif,jpg,gif,bmp,doc,docx,xls,xslx
Attach a copy of the contract of sale or similar document.
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List all business names that are no longer being used by your motor car trader business.

Remove business name of

List all new business names that will be used by your motor car trader business.

Business name of

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 website/s that have closed/are no longer maintained for the purpose of the motor car trader business

Remove website of

List all new websites maintained for the purpose of the motor car trader business

Website of

Change the nature of business

Select the type of business you are proposing to change to?
The change must be approved by the Business Licensing Authority before it is implemented.
Choose one only.
What type of vehicles are you proposing to trade in?
Choose all that apply.

Other type of vehicle * of

Remove existing trading addresses

Remove associates

Update business addresses

Provide details of new business location/s from which the motor car trading business is trading All business locations must be in Victoria. PO Boxes cannot be accepted.

New principal business address

Postal Address
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Once you have complied with Google's policy you should hide this note.
Is this an Australian or international address?
of 1000 characters
New business phone number
Mobile preferred, if you provide a landline please include area code.
Are you conducting another type of business from this trading address? *
Are you sharing the trading premises? *
Do you own the trading premises? *
Attach a copy of the lease agreement indicating that you can carry on a motor car trader business at these premises.
You must attach either:
a copy of the lease agreement indicating that you can carry on a motor car trader business at these premises. OR a copy of a letter/agreement from the owner granting you permission to operate a motor car trader business at these premises. Attachment file types restricted to: pdf,png,tif,tiff,jpeg,jpe,jfif,jpg,gif,bmp,xls,xlsx,doc,docx
You must attach either:
File:
Has a licensed motor car trader occupied the premises within the last six months prior to this application? *
Attach a copy of a current planning permit or letter from the local council.
You must attach a copy of a current planning permit or a letter from the appropriate local council indicating that you can lawfully carry on a motor car trader business at these premises.
Attachment file types restricted to: pdf,png,tif,tiff,jpeg,jpe,jfif,jpg,gif,bmp,xls,xlsx,doc,docx
You must attach a copy of a current planning permit or a letter from the appropriate local council indicating that you can lawfully carry on a motor car trader business at these premises.
File:

Business location of

Postal Address
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Your Terms of Use and Privacy Policy must be publicly available. You must explicitly state in your applications Terms of Use that by using your application, users are bound by Google’s Terms of Service. You must notify users in your Privacy Policy that you are using the Google Maps API(s) and incorporate by reference the Google Privacy Policy.
Once you have complied with Google's policy you should hide this note.
Is this an Australian or international address?
of 1000 characters
Business phone number *
Mobile preferred, if you provide a landline please include area code.
Are you conducting another type of business from this trading address? *
Are you sharing the trading premises? *
Do you own the trading premises? *
Attach a copy of the lease agreement indicating that you can carry on a motor car trader business at these premises.
You must attach either:
a copy of the lease agreement indicating that you can carry on a motor car trader business at these premises. OR a copy of a letter/agreement from the owner granting you permission to operate a motor car trader business at these premises. Attachment file types restricted to: pdf,png,tif,tiff,jpeg,jpe,jfif,jpg,gif,bmp,doc,docx,xls,xslx
You must attach either:
File:
Has a licensed motor car trader occupied the premises within the last six months prior to this application? *
Attach a copy of a current planning permit or letter from the local council.
You must attach a copy of a current planning permit or a letter from the appropriate local council indicating that you can lawfully carry on a motor car trader business at these premises.
You must attach a copy of a current planning permit or a letter from the appropriate local council indicating that you can lawfully carry on a motor car trader business at these premises.
File:

Update associates

Motor car trader - sole trader - update licence
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Provide details for all new associates. If you are unsure if a person or company is an associate, visit the Associates – Motor car traders page on the Consumer Affairs Victoria website.

Remove existing associates

Remove associates

New spouse / domestic partner

Do you have a new spouse/domestic partner? *
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.
You must attach the following documents for an individual associate.
Attachment file types restricted to: pdf,png,tif,tiff,jpeg,jpe,jfif,jpg,gif,bmp,xls,xlsx,doc,docx
File:
You must attach certified copies of the required identification documents for each new associate
Attach certified copies of the required identification documents including one document containing a photograph. Further details can be found on the Consent to national criminal history and other record checks form.
Attachment file types restricted to: pdf,png,tif,tiff,jpeg,jpe,jfif,jpg,gif,bmp,xls,xlsx,doc,docx
Attach certified copies of the required identification documents including one document containing a photograph. Further details can be found on the Consent to national criminal history and other record checks form.
File:

New persons / companies with financial interest

Does the motor car trading business have any new persons/companies who hold any relevant financial interest in the motor car trading business? *
List all persons/companies who hold any relevant financial interest in the motor car trading business.

Person / company of

Is the associate an individual or a company?
You must attach the following documents for an individual associate.
You must attach the following documents for an individual associate.
Attachment file types restricted to: pdf,png,tif,tiff,jpeg,jpe,jfif,jpg,gif,bmp,xls,xlsx,doc,docx
File:
You must attach the required identification documents for each new associate
Attach certified copies of the required identification documents including one document containing a photograph. Further details can be found on the Consent to national criminal history and other record checks form.
Attachment file types restricted to: pdf,png,tif,tiff,jpeg,jpe,jfif,jpg,gif,bmp,xls,xlsx,doc,docx
Attach certified copies of the required identification documents including one document containing a photograph. Further details can be found on the Consent to national criminal history and other record checks form.
File:

New individual and company partners

Does the motor car trading business have any new individual or company partners? *
List all individual and company partners of the motor car trader business.

Business partner of

Is the business partner an individual or a company?
You must attach the following documents for an individual associate.
You must attach the following documents for an individual associate.
Attachment file types restricted to: pdf,png,tif,tiff,jpeg,jpe,jfif,jpg,gif,bmp,xls,xlsx,doc,docx
File:
You must attach certified copies of the required identification documents for each new associate
Attach certified copies of the required identification documents including one document containing a photograph. Further details can be found on the Consent to national criminal history and other record checks form.
Attachment file types restricted to: pdf,png,tif,tiff,jpeg,jpe,jfif,jpg,gif,bmp,xls,xlsx,doc,docx
Attach certified copies of the required identification documents including one document containing a photograph. Further details can be found on the Consent to national criminal history and other record checks form.
File:

Other new associates

Are there any other new persons or companies who are involved in the management of the business or have a business arrangement or relationship with the motor car trading business? *
List all persons or companies who in their own right or on behalf of another person or company: hold an executive like positionare concerned in the management of the motor car trader business are entitled to exercise a relevant power are able to exercise a significant influence on the management or operation of the business
This includes any person or company that can exercise a significant influence over the management or operations of the business, or that has a share in the capital of the business, or that derives any income or payment from the business.

Other associate of

Type of associate
You must attach the following documents for an individual associate.
You must attach the following documents for an individual associate.
Attachment file types restricted to: pdf,png,tif,tiff,jpeg,jpe,jfif,jpg,gif,bmp,xls,xlsx,doc,docx
File:
You must attach the required identification documents for each new associate
Attach certified copies of the required identification documents including one document containing a photograph. Further details can be found on the Consent to national criminal history and other record checks form.
Attachment file types restricted to: pdf,png,tif,tiff,jpeg,jpe,jfif,jpg,gif,bmp,xls,xlsx,doc,docx
Attach certified copies of the required identification documents including one document containing a photograph. Further details can be found on the Consent to national criminal history and other record checks form.
File:

Acknowledgement

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Fees

No fees will be collected through this form.If you wish to apply for a revocation or variation of licence conditions, send the BLA a request in writing, via the BLA enquiry form. The BLA will contact you about the requirements and the fee.

Conduct History

Since your last update, have you or any of your associates:
Become insolvent?Been found guilty or convicted of an offence involving fraud, dishonesty, drug trafficking or violence where the offence carries a minimum of 3 months imprisonment or more?Been refused a motor car trader's licence in any other State or Territory or been the subject of any other disciplinary proceedings in relation to a motor car trader's licence in any other State or Territory?Been the partner, director or person concerned in the management of a licensed motor car trader which has had a claim admitted against the Motor Car Traders Guarantee Fund?Been the subject of a claim against a motor car traders compensation fund in any other State or Territory? *

History of

Is this in reference to you, the sole trader, or to an associate? *

Acknowledgement

State Government of Victoria (Consumer Affairs Victoria)