Approval to Repossess a Gaming Machine - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this approval if you are a credit provider and you intend to recoup losses by repossessing a gaming machine.

Gaming machines that have been repossessed must be handled carefully; you must take reasonable steps to ensure the machine is not used by anyone while you hold it under the authority of this approval.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $38.00

Per machine


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Repossession of a Gaming Machine - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Gaming Machine Act 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Gaming Machine Regulation 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Application process


In addition to your completed application form must identify:

  • the person whose gaming machine is to be repossessed
  • the premises where the gaming machine is held
  • the details of the gaming machine.

Additional information

After the gaming machine(s) has been repossess and before you have disposed of it, an authorised officer must:
  • take meter readings from the gaming machine
  • seal the computer cabinet on the gaming machine
  • render the gaming machine inoperable.

Administering agency

ACT Gambling and Racing Commission

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


ACT Gambling and Racing Commission

Australian Capital Territory
Mailing address: PO BOX 214
Civic Square, Australian Capital Territory 2608
Phone: 02 6207 0359
Website: ACT Gambling and Racing Commission (Opens in new window)