Apply for or renew a debt collector licence

Licensing information for debt collectors operating under the Debt Collectors Licensing Act 1964.

Anyone who carries on the business of, exercises the functions of or in any way holds themselves out to be working as a debt collector or performing any of the functions of a debt collector is required to be licensed as specified under the Act.

Conducting business as a debt collector without the appropriate licence is an offence.

Anyone operating without a licence is not entitled to be paid for their services.

Page reviewed 21 May 2019