Casino Employee Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will require this licence if you intend to work in certain areas of a casino. Employees will require a licence if they work in a position involving:

  • The conduct of gaming;
  • Cash desk operations;
  • Security and surveillance duties;
  • The operation, maintenance, construction or repair of gaming equipment; or
  • Roles of management or supervision.

If you apply for a full term casino licence, you may be issued with a short term (interim) licence until a criminal history check has been received by the Agency and your application is approved. A short term licence is valid for six months after issue.

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

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Be permitted to work in Australia;
  • Be employed or have been offered employment by Casino Canberra; and
  • Have no disqualifying grounds.

Disqualifying grounds include, if in the past 5 years, you:

  • Have been convicted or found guilty of an offence involving fraud or dishonesty, against a law about gaming, or punishable by imprisonment of 1 year;
  • Are or were an undischarged bankrupt or had executed a personal insolvency agreement; or
  • Were involved in the management of a corporation when it became the subject of a winding-up order or a controller or administrator was appointed.

The Agency will conduct inquiries into your background including your criminal and financial history, in order to assess your suitability to hold a licence.

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


A casino employee licence is vaild for three years.


Licence expires three years from date of issue.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $168.00
General Duplicate Certificate All $64.00
Renew Renewal All $45.00
Vary Variation Partnership $64.00


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Casino Employee Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on the forms to be submitted and the application process.

Act(s) name

Casino Control Act 2006 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Casino Control Regulation 2006 ACT

Application process


You will be required to provide the following with your application:

  • Full birth certificate (an extract will not be accepted);
  • A current passport (if held);
  • Your driver's licence (if held) or one other form of substantial identification;
  • Marriage certificate (if applicable);
  • If you were born overseas, your Australian Citizenship, permanent residency certificate, or valid visa permitting you to live and / or work in Australia;
  • A recent personal credit report;
  • Four identical passport sized colour photographs (one endorsed by a Justice of the Peace); and
  • The application fee.

Lodgement process


Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.

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.

Enquiries, Licensing and Regulation

ACT Gambling and Racing Commission

Mailing address: ACT Gambling & Racing Commission
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 62070359
Fax: 02 62077372
Website: ACT Gambling and Racing Commission (Opens in new window)