New application - employee licence

An Employee Licence is valid for 3 years and allows you to work for someone who holds an agent individual or an agent body corporate licence.

How to apply


See the list of current fees for security agent licences

Licence activities you can apply for

An employee with the appropriate training can apply for the following activites to be added to their licence and work under an employer who has the activity endorsed on their licence:

  • crowd control
  • security general guarding
  • security guarding with dog
  • security guarding with firearm
  • bodyguard
  • monitoring room operator
  • commercial sub-agent

How long do I have to wait to get my licence?

  • A properly completed application form should take approximately 6 weeks.
  • An incomplete application form or one that requires further investigation will take longer and the delay will depend on what information is needed.
  • You are unable to work or operate within the security industry without a current licence identification card.

Training and qualifications

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What you will get

  • A plastic photographic licence
  • A paper certificate

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