Declaration of Device as Approved Gaming Machine - New South Wales


If you hold a dealer's licence, you can apply for a declaration of a device as an approved gaming machine. You will need this declaration if you have designed a new gaming machine (e.g. a poker machine or other approved progressive gaming devices) and want it to be approved for use in NSW.

Please note that:

  • there are specific technical standards that your device will need to meet before approval can be granted
  • if the Authority decides to investigate your application, you will be required to meet the costs of the investigation.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible:

  • you must hold a gaming machine dealer's licence
  • your device must meet the approved technical standards.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $33.00

Per device considered.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Progressive or Standalone Gaming System Application - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.

Act(s) name

Gaming Machines Act 2001 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

Liquor and Gaming NSW

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:

General Enquiries

Liquor and Gaming NSW

Department of Customer Service

New South Wales
Operating address: 4 Parramatta Square
2 Darcy Street
Parramatta, New South Wales 2150
Mailing address: GPO BOX 7060
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 1300 024 720
Contact us website: Feedback Form (Opens in new window)
Website: Liquor and Gaming NSW (Opens in new window)