Commercial Agent and Private Inquiry Agent - Operator Licence - New South Wales

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to engage in Commercial Agent and / or Private Inquiry Agent (CAPI) activities including:

  • process serving
  • debt collection
  • repossession of goods
  • surveillance of people
  • investigation of people.

This licence only authorises you to undertake these activities as an employee of a CAPI Master Licence holder. If you are self-employed or sub contract, you require your own CAPI master licence in addition to this operator licence.

Please be aware that your first operator licence will be a probationary licence issued for one year. This and any subsequent probationary licences are issued subject to a condition that you may only carry out the activities authorised by the licence only under the immediate supervision of the holder of a Master Licence or the holder of an unrestricted operator licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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 employed by the holder of a Master Licence
  • supply certified copies of all relevant qualifications within 12 months of your application
  • satisfy stringent integrity requirements including having your fingerprints taken
  • provide the required information
  • pay the required application fees.

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

Duration

1 or 5 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $130.00

1 year.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $480.00

5 years.

Renew Renewal Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $480.00

5 years.

Renew Renewal Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $130.00

1 year.

Vary Variation Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $65.00

Replacement of Operator Licence (including change of name)

Vary Variation Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $80.00 -

Approval Time

Please allow 28 days for your application to be processed.

Transfer

Operator licences cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Department of Justice

NSW Police Force

Security Licensing & Enforcement Directorate

Contact details

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

Enquiries

Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 5099
Parramatta, New South Wales 2124
Phone: 1300 362 001
Fax: 1300 362 066
Email: SLED@police.nsw.gov.au
Website: Security Licensing & Enforcement Directorate (SLED) (Opens in new window)