Temporary Permit to Provide Additional Security Personnel - New South Wales


You may apply for this permit if you hold a Security Master licence and intend to temporarily provide more security personnel than the number authorisation on your licence. A Security Master Licence allows you to provide persons to carry out security activities, including:

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

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You will need to hold a Security Master Licence to be eligible for this licence.



As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $150.00

For each day the provision is required. Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Security Industry Act 1997 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Security Industry Regulation 2016 New South Wales

Lodgement process


This permit can be lodged online for immediate approval.

Approval time

By mail: 48 hours. Online: immediate.

Administering agency

Department of Communities and 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.