Gaming Machine Dealer, Seller, Technician and / or Testing Facility Licence - New South Wales

Service summary

There are a variety of gaming-related licences that you may require if you work with approved gaming machines. These include:

  • dealer's licence: authorises you to manufacture, assemble, sell and repair approved gaming machines
  • seller's licence: authorises you to sell approved gaming machines
  • technician's licence: authorises you to service, repair and maintain approved gaming machines
  • test facility licence: authorises you to test and analyse approved gaming machines.

An approved gaming machine is any piece of equipment that is designed to be used for, or in connection with, the playing of a game of chance and / or skill that may result in the player being awarded with a prize (for example, poker machines).

Both individuals and corporations can apply for these licences. Please be aware that each licence will be subject to conditions.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence, you must:

  • be 18 years of age or over
  • be considered fit and proper for the purposes of the licence
  • provide full disclosure of any other individuals that will have an interest in the business operating under this licence
  • not be a disqualified person as defined under the Act
  • ensure the premises are secure, suitable and used solely for the purposes of the licence
  • have the necessary training and qualifications
  • provide any required documentation
  • pay any required fees.

Further eligibility criteria will vary depending on the type of licence you are applying for. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified on the licence.



Dealer's Licence.


Seller's Licence.


Technician's Licence.


Testing Facility Licence.

Lodgement$1,000.00Dealer's Licence.
Lodgement$100.00All licences other than Dealer's Licence.
VaryVariation$200.00Dealer's Licence.
Variation$50.00Seller's Licence.
Variation$50.00Technician's Licence.
Variation$50.00Testing Facility Licence.

The fee payable for the grant of a gaming-related licence will be reduced by the amount of the fee lodged with the application for the licence.

Administering agency

Department of Industry
Liquor and Gaming NSW

Act(s) name

Gaming Machines Act 2001 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Gaming Machines Regulation 2010 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Gaming Systems
Department of Industry
Liquor and Gaming NSW

Operating address:
GPO BOX 7060
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Operating address:
Level 6
323 Castlereagh Street
Haymarket, New South Wales 2000


1300 024 720


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