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Gaming-related licences

If you are involved in manufacturing, selling, servicing or testing of gaming machines, you must have an appropriate gaming-related licence:

    If your company holds a gaming-related licence, and a change in directorship or ownership of a company is proposed, you must apply for:
    An annual licence fee must be paid for all current or suspended gaming-related licences by 15 February.
    If you need further information, call 1300 024 720 or email contact.us@liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au.

    Gaming machine dealers licence

    A gaming machine dealers licence allows you to:
    • manufacture and assemble gaming machines in or on the premises specified in the licence
    • sell and negotiate the sale of approved gaming machines (whether or not manufactured or assembled by the licensee)
    • service, repair and maintain approved gaming machines in or on the premises specified in the licence.

    To apply for a gaming machine dealer's licence, you must be a corporation and fill out the following forms:
    As part of the application process, you must:
    All applications, marked confidential, are to be delivered or posted to the address under Gaming Applications on the contact us page.


    Gaming machine sellers licence

    A gaming machine seller's licence allows you to:
    • As an employee of the holder of a dealer's licence or seller's licence – to negotiate on behalf of the employer the sale of approved gaming machines,
    • To sell, as principal or agent, approved gaming machines.
    If you are an individual, apply using the Gaming machine seller's licence form (PDF, 122KB).

    If you are a company, apply using these forms:
    All applications, marked confidential, are to be delivered or posted to the address under Gaming Applications on the contact us page.

    Gaming machine technician licence

    A gaming machine technician's licence allows you to:

    • Service, repair and maintain approved gaming machines
    • As an employee of the holder of a testing facility licence – to carry out, in the course of that employment, the authorised functions of that licence.
    Apply using the Gaming machine technician's licence form (PDF, 121 KB).

    Lodge your application to office or postal address under Gaming Applications on the contact us page

    Gaming machine technician's Photo ID Card

    The gaming machine technician's licence identification card is renewable every 5 years. The cost of a new ID card is $50 for five years.

    If your card is about to expire, is lost or stolen, please call 1300 024 720 or email contact.us@liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au so that a form can be sent out to you.

    The cost of replacing your ID card is $50, valid until the date of your current expiry.

    Gaming machine testing facility licence

    The gaming machine testing facility licence allows you to test gaming machines in or on the premises specified in the licence, to determine whether they meet technical standards.

    To apply for a gaming machine testing facility licence, you must be a corporation and fill out the following forms:

    All applications, marked confidential, are to be delivered or posted to the address under Gaming Applications on the contact us page.

    Change of directors or shareholders of your company

    If your company is a gaming machine dealer, seller or testing facility and:
    • A change of directors or shareholders* of the company holding the licence is proposed or 
    • A change of directors  or shareholders* of a holding company, or the ultimate holding company is proposed
    then you need to fill out the Application by a corporate gaming - related licensee for approval to change directors or shareholders pursuant to licence conditions form (PDF, 32KB).

    An application is only required for change of shareholders owning 5 per cent of more of pre-paid capital of the company holding the licence.

    All applications, marked confidential, are to be delivered or posted to the address under Gaming Applications on the contact us page.

     

    Annual licence fee

    A ​licence fee is payable on annual basis by 15 February for all gaming-related licences. View more information about annual gaming-related licence fees​. 

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