Gaming Machine Dealer, Seller, Technician and / or Testing Facility Licence - New South Wales


There are a variety of gaming-related licences that you may require if you work with approved gaming machines. These include:

  • dealer's licence: authorises you to manufacture, assemble, sell and repair approved gaming machines
  • seller's licence: authorises you to sell approved gaming machines
  • technician's licence: authorises you to service, repair and maintain approved gaming machines
  • test facility licence: authorises you to test and analyse approved gaming machines.

An approved gaming machine is any piece of equipment that is designed to be used for, or in connection with, the playing of a game of chance and / or skill that may result in the player being awarded with a prize (for example, poker machines).

Both individuals and corporations can apply for these licences. Please be aware that each licence will be subject to conditions.

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:

  • be 18 years of age or over
  • be considered fit and proper for the purposes of the licence
  • provide full disclosure of any other individuals that will have an interest in the business operating under this licence
  • not be a disqualified person as defined under the Act
  • ensure the premises are secure, suitable and used solely for the purposes of the licence
  • have the necessary training and qualifications
  • provide any required documentation
  • pay any required fees.

Further eligibility criteria will vary depending on the type of licence you are applying for. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified on the licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $10000.00

Dealer's Licence.

Apply Licence All $500.00

Seller's Licence.

Apply Licence All $200.00

Technician's Licence.

Apply Licence All $1000.00

Testing Facility Licence.

Apply Lodgement All $1000.00 Dealer's Licence.
Apply Lodgement All $100.00 All licences other than Dealer's Licence.
General Miscellaneous All -

The fee payable for the grant of a gaming-related licence will be reduced by the amount of the fee lodged with the application for the licence.

Vary Variation All $200.00 Dealer's Licence.
Vary Variation All $50.00 Seller's Licence.
Vary Variation All $50.00 Technician's Licence.
Vary Variation All $100.00 Testing Facility Licence.

Act(s) name

Gaming Machines Act 2001 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Gaming Machines Regulation 2010 NSW

Administering agency

Department of Industry

Liquor and Gaming NSW

Contact details

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

Gaming Systems

Liquor and Gaming NSW

Department of Industry

Operating address: Level 6
323 Castlereagh Street
Haymarket, New South Wales 2000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 7060
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 1300 024 720
Website: Liquor and Gaming NSW (Opens in new window)