You can ask for your commercial agent (CAG) registration from the Australian Government, but it can take time to process and is not a guarantee of a contract.
The Australian Government is not legally obliged to process your registration, but many commercial agents say they have done so.
How to get your commercial agents registration How to find out if you’re registered for commercial agents You can find out how to apply for your CAG registration by accessing the Commercial Agents Registration Scheme website.
You can also ask the CAG to provide you with a form to fill out and mail to your local post office.
If you’ve received your CAGE form, you can check it’s in your file to ensure your registration is valid.
If your CAGES form has been lost, damaged or you can’t find it, contact the CAGES office to request a replacement.
How long does it take for a CAGE to be processed?
It can take up to six weeks to process a CAGES registration.
This can vary from case to case depending on the CAGE.
If the Cages process takes more than six weeks, contact your Cages office for more information.
What if my CAGES application is rejected?
If your application is declined, you may be able to request that a new CAGES is processed by contacting the Cagers office.
You may also be able apply for a new commercial agent to take over your duties.
This is a procedure where a commercial agency may contact you to request the appointment of a new agent.
How do I find out more about commercial agents?
Commercial agents are responsible for performing a range of duties for the Australian government.
You must have an existing commercial agent or an agent with a commercial registration to apply.
You’ll also need to have a Commercial Agent Card or Certificate of Registration to be eligible to do this.
Commercial agents must complete a form called the Commercial Agent Registration Schedule (CART).
You can check your CART online, fill it out, and mail it to your Cagers.
You’re then asked to complete the form and return it to the Cager.
Commercial agent registrations are valid for six months from the date of submission.
If a CAG is refused an appointment, the Caging office will advise you.
What is a commercial agreement?
A commercial agreement is a document that outlines the terms of a commercial relationship.
For example, a contract for the supply of goods and services may include a provision to give the customer a fixed price or a price that varies over time.
Commercial agreements can include: contracts of sale