Temporary Approval to Provide Additional Security Personnel - New South Wales


If you hold a Security Master Licence and you intend temporarily to provide more security personnel than the number specified on your licence you can apply for this permit. A Master Licence allows you to provide persons to carry out security activities. Security activities include:

  • unarmed guard
  • body guard
  • crowd controller
  • guard dog handler
  • monitoring centre operator
  • armed guard
  • security consulting
  • security selling
  • security equipment specialist
  • security training.

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:

  • sold a Security Master Licence
  • pay any fees
  • submit the required forms.

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



Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $150.00

For each day the provision is required.

Act(s) name

Security Industry Act 1997 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Security Industry Regulation 2016 NSW

Approval time

By mail: 48 hours. Online: immediate.

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.


Security Licensing & Enforcement Directorate

NSW Police Force

Department of Justice

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)