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Transfer an existing accommodation business registration

Transfer checklist

To apply to transfer an existing accommodation business registration, you should:

Transfer fees

A fee of $250 is applicable to transfer an existing registration to yourself.

Transfer inspection fee

If you need an inspection of the premises as well as the transfer, an inspection fee of $235 is applicable.

You may require an inspection if:

  • a solicitor requests an inspection when a sale is occurring
  • you want an inspection conducted before purchasing a business

How to apply

To apply to transfer an accommodation business registration, please complete the Transfer of Registration of Prescribed Accommodation Application form.

Submit the form and payment:

What happens next

  • We will inspect your proposed accommodation business to make sure it is satisfactory.
  • If the inspection is satisfactory, we will complete the registration within 5 working days.
  • If you plan on operating a rooming house, you must apply for a licence from Consumer Affairs Victoria (if you haven't already done so).