Forms & fees

Apply online (external link)

Renew online (external link)

Fees

Apply for a licence or certificate online

When you apply online you can only pay with Mastercard or Visa credit or debit cards.

company licence $616
individual licence $510
individual licence with temporary certificate $527
certificate of approval $170
certificate of approval with temporary certificate $187

Apply for a licence or certificate by mail

When you apply by mail, you can either pay by cheque or fill-out and attach the credit-card payment form below to your application.

Company licence form [PDF, 903 KB] $725
Company officer form [PDF, 611 KB] Free
Individual licence form [PDF, 611 KB] $600
Certificate of approval form [PDF, 556 KB] $200
Certificate of approval form with temporary certificate [PDF, 556 KB] $220
Trans-Tasman mutual recognition form - for a Certificate of Approval [PDF, 580 KB] $200
Trans-Tasman mutual recognition form - for an individual licence [PDF, 580 KB] $600
Credit-card payment form [PDF, 411 KB]  

Forms for updating licences and certificates

Add or remove an officer of a private security company [PDF, 619 KB] $75
Add or remove a class of business to a company licence [PDF, 720 KB] $75 [PDF, 674 KB]
Add or remove a class of business for an individual licence or certificate of approval [PDF, 674 KB] $75

Annual returns forms

Company Licence Annual Return Form [PDF, 402 KB] $30 per employee
(maximum fee of $600)
Individual Licence Holder Annual Return Form [PDF, 408 KB] $30 per employee
(maximum fee of $600)
Company licence (disqualification criteria) form [PDF, 320 KB] Free
Individual licence holder (disqualification criteria) form [PDF, 367 KB] Free
Details of employed certificate holders form [PDF, 402 KB] Free
Details of employed certificate holders form [DOC, 150 KB] Free
Details of employed certificate holders form [XLS, 27 KB] Free

Other forms

Emergency appointment form [PDF, 519 KB] Free
Request a Substitute Licence and/or Certificate of Approval [PDF, 521 KB] $45
Request a temporary Certificate of Approval [PDF, 496 KB] $20
Withdraw an application form [PDF, 507 KB] Free
Complaint form [PDF, 636 KB] Free
Objection notice [PDF, 488 KB] Free
Credit-card payment form [PDF, 411 KB]