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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.​

An annual licence fee must be paid for all current or suspended gaming-related licences. Refer to the Schedule of annual fees.

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 the authorised functions of that licence.

You must be an individual to apply for this licence.

Complete your technician application: 

Lodge your application

Email your application to: lgnsw.approvals@liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au

If you wish to deliver your application in person, contact us on 1300 024 720.

Gaming machine technician's Photo ID Card

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

If your card is eight weeks from expiry, lost, or stolen:

Lodge your application

Mail your application to:

Liquor & Gaming NSW
Market Product Approvals & Casino Operations
GPO Box 7060
Sydney NSW 2001

If you wish to deliver your application in person, visit our office:

Liquor & Gaming NSW
Level 6, 323 Castlreagh Street
Haymarket NSW 2000 
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

A gaming machine seller's licence allows you to:

  • as an employee of the holder of a dealer's licence or seller's licence – negotiate on behalf of the employer the sale of approved gaming machines
  • to sell, as principal or agent, approved gaming machines.

Both individuals and companies are able to apply for this licence.

Complete the individual seller application form: 

Company seller application forms:

Email your request for company seller application forms to: lgnsw.approvals@liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au

Lodge your application

Email your individual seller application form to: lgnsw.approvals@liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au

If you wish to deliver your individual seller application form in person, contact us on 1300 024 720.

A gaming machine dealer’s 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.

You must be a company to apply for this licence.

Email your request for dealer application forms to: lgnsw.approvals@liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au

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.

You must be a company to apply for this licence.

Email your request for testing facility application forms to: lgnsw.approvals@liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au

If your company holds a gaming-related licence, and a change in directorship or ownership of a company is proposed, you must notify L&GNSW of this change.

This includes a:

  • change of directors or shareholders of the company holding the licence is proposed, and
  • change of directors or shareholders of a holding company, or the ultimate holding company is proposed

Email your request for change directors or shareholders forms to: assurance.integrity@liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au