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With NCAT Online you can lodge and pay for most Consumer and Commercial Division applications online.
For all other matters please download an application form in PDF format.
Please note: Online services are not available for Administrative and Equal Opportunity, Guardianship or Occupational Division matters.
To apply online follow these 5 steps:
Step 1: Gather information and documents needed for your application (e.g. name and contact details for the respondent).
Step 2: Complete the online application form. Allow approximately 30 minutes.
Step 3: Check and submit your application. Review your answers for accuracy before submitting.
Step 4: Pay the application fee using a credit card.
Step 5: Receive your notice of hearing immediately online or later by email or post.
Note: Urgent applications cannot be lodged online.
Organisations that regularly lodge applications such as real estate agencies, property managers, housing providers and advocacy services, can apply online with pre-filled details. Learn more about becoming a frequent user.
If you are already a registered frequent user, log in to lodge your online application.
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