This licence is required by a business intending to contract for any of the following work functions: crowd controlling, security guarding (general, body guarding, with dog, with firearm) security system work, canine handling and monitoring centre operations.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
A company is entitled to be licensed as an agent if it has not been suspended or disqualified from practising or carrying on a trade, occupation or business in Australia; under official management, in receivership or being wound up. The company must employ a manager who holds an agents licence authorising the person to perform the same functions as the company, without supervision.
The company's directors must also satisfy strict eligibility criteria. The company must demonstrate sufficient financial resources. Directors together, must have sufficient business knowledge and experience.
$728 application fee
$798 annual licence fee
$449 application fee
$611 annual licence fee.
Cash, EFTPOS, Cheques, Money Order & Credit Card (Visa & Mastercard accepted only).
Licence applications can be completed online at https://secure.cbs.sa.gov.au/ELAF/ISL/start_ISL.php
Consumer and Business Services
Licensing and Registrations
Security & Investigation Industry Act 1995 (South Australia)
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