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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 and is due each year on 15 February. 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

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.

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: 

Complete the company seller application forms:

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.

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.

Complete your dealer application: 

As part of the application process, you must:

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.

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.

Complete your testing facility 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.

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.

Complete your notification by filling in the form below: 

The information provided will be used to conduct the necessary suitability assessments for which associated costs will be recouped.

Lodge your notification

All notifications must be emailed to assurance.integrity@liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au

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