Special Casino Employee's Licence - New South Wales

Service summary

You may require this licence if you intend to work at a casino in New South Wales (NSW). If you intend to work in a managerial capacity or will be authorised to make decisions involving the exercise of discretion that regulate operations in the casino you will require this licence. You will also require this licence if you are employment or working in a casino in any capacity relating to any of the following activities:

  • the conduct of gaming
  • the movement of money or chips about the casino
  • the exchange of money or chips to patrons in the casino
  • the counting of money or chips in the casino
  • the operation, maintenance, construction or repair of gaming equipment
  • the supervision of any of the above activities
  • casino security
  • any other prescribed activity relating to operations in the casino.

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:

  • have an offer for employment from the casino
  • hold a certificate of competency for the functions that you intend to exercise
  • be 18 years of age or older
  • supply any documentation that may be requested by the Authority
  • have the information supplied verified by statutory declaration
  • not be in a class considered ineligible for the licence
  • allow your photograph and fingerprints to be taken, if required
  • pay the required fee.

The application form and website outlines further details on eligibility criteria.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


5 years.



Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.



You must lodge an application for renewal of your licence no later than 1 month before the expiry of your current licence.

Administering agency

Department of Industry
Liquor and Gaming NSW

Act(s) name

Casino Control Act 1992 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Casino Control Regulation 2009 (New South Wales)

Contact details

General Enquiries
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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