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Maintaining a Security Agent Licence

Re-applying for a licence

Provisional licence holder

  • You will receive notification your licence is about to expire.
  • Complete an Application for an Employee Licence from (pdf, 257.2 KB).
  • Lodge at any Service Tasmania shop with:
    • evidence you have successfully completed all the training units (attached to the application form);
    • fees:
      • Renewal fee (Note: the renewal fee is the same amount as the application fee);
      • National Police Record Check - $45.

Full licence  holder

  • You will receive a re-application notification two months before the expiry date on the licence.
  • The re-application notice will be sent to the last known address given by the licence holder.
  • Lodge at any Service Tasmania shop with:
    • evidence you have successfully completed all training units (including First Aid if the activity requires it).

Updating or changing licence details

A security agent licence must be amended if the following information changes:

  • manager details;
  • address details;
  • name details.

Consumer, Building and Occupational Licensing must be notified of a name change within 30 days. You must provide a certified copy of:

Removing the condition of 'provisional'

  • You must provide a Statement of Attainment showing you have completed all the units of competency for each activity listed on your licence.

Adding an activity to a licence

  • You must meet all training requirements and provide a Statement of Attainment.
  • The licence period for new activities will be back-dated to the start date of your current licence and will expire on the same date.

Notifying of any changes

To notify of any changes you need to complete:

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Cancelling a licence

by a licence  holder

A licence holder can cancel a licence by:

  • not renewing the licence when it falls due; or
  • returning the licence and identity card with a letter advising the licence is no longer required to:

Consumer, Building and Occupational Services
PO Box 56
ROSNY 7018

by Building Standards and Occupational Licensing

Your licence can be cancelling if you are convicted of a disqualifying offence.  If you are found guilty of a disqualifying offence with no conviction, you may be required to justify why your licence should not be cancelled.