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Transferring Leases and Licences

Crown land in Tasmania is managed by various Government agencies. The information below relates solely to Crown land managed under the Crown Lands Act 1976 by Crown Land Services.

An agreement holder may apply to transfer a lease or licence to a third party.  To initiate a transfer lodge a Transfer Request form together with the applicable fee. 

Approval is not automatic.  Requests are subject to investigation and assessment.  The extent of these processes largely depends on the location and type of Crown land involved. 

Applicants must allow plenty of time for a transfer request to be considered. This is particularly important when selling real property, like a jetty, because the sale of the property is separate to requesting approval to transfer the Crown land agreement.

A transfer will not occur while there are outstanding rental fees.

Until an agreement is signed by the Crown and the new party, the transferor remains the agreement holder and rates notices and rental fees (if applicable) will continue to be forwarded to that person.

Find out more about transferring an agreement in the Transfer of Lease or Licence guide sheet. 


Application Fees

Transfer fees applicable from 1 July 2017:


                Transfer type Consideration
                Fee

                Assignment of Lease

                Where the consideration is $60,000 or less

                $93.00

                Assignment of Lease

                Where the consideration is $60,001 and above

                $186.00

                Transfer of Licence

                Where the consideration is $60,000 or less

                $93.00

                Transfer of Licence

                Where the consideration is $60,001 and above

                $186.00


                Lodgement Details

                Lodge the application form and associated fee at any Service Tasmania Shop (payment by cash, cheque, EFTPOS or Credit Card).

                OR

                Forward the application form and accompanying cheque to:

                Crown Land Services
                Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
                GPO Box 44
                HOBART TAS 7001

                    Make cheques payable to Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment.


                Contact

                Crown Land Services
                Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service
                Department of Primary Industries Parks Water & Environment
                Level 8, Lands Building, 134 Macquarie Street Hobart
                GPO Box 44 Hobart TAS 7001

                General Enquiries Message Service: Ph. (03) 6233 6413

                A Crown Land Services Officer will contact you the next business day to discuss your enquiry.

                Email for appointments or enquiries: CLS.Enquiries@parks.tas.gov.au