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Apply for a Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Children)

How it works

To apply, you need to:

  • complete the online application form below (in English)
  • print the application receipt which will be generated when you complete the application or write down your reference number
  • pay the application fee (online by credit card or at Service Tasmania)

You must then visit a Service Tasmania Shop to:

We cannot begin to process your application until all steps have been completed.

What information you will need to have ready

  • the full address of every place you have lived over the last five years (including dates you lived at the addresses)
  • details for each organisation you will be doing paid or volunteer child-related work for including the name, address, phone number, contact person, start date and email address
  • your place of birth
  • details of periods you have lived outside of Australia (including dates you lived in those countries)
  • details of any overseas offences
  • details of any family violence orders, restraint orders, apprehended violence orders, child protection orders (taken out against you)
  • drivers licence number and expiry date if you intend to use this to prove your identity.

What you will need to fill the online application

  • an internet connection
  • a printer of reasonable quality and Adobe Acrobat Reader or Open Office to print your application receipt
  • If no printer is available record the reference number and take that to Service Tasmania.


From 1 July 2017:

Employment/Volunteer: $108.50

Volunteer only $18.60

The fee is non refundable.

Payment methods accepted at Service Tasmania include cash, Visa, MasterCard, EFTPOS, cheque or money order.

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