Security Firms Licence - Northern Territory


All persons, partnerships or corporations that engage in the business of supplying, for reward, the services of crowd controllers or security officers must be licensed. A security firm must comply with the provisions of the Private Security Act and ensure their employees are familiar with and comply with the mandatory Codes of Practice approved under the Act.

Service type


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


One, two or three years.


1 year - Individual/Partnership $750
2 years - Individual/Partnership $1,125
3 years - Individual/Partnership $1,326
Fee applies to each partner in a partnership.

1 year - Corporation $1,499
2 years - Corporation $2,170
3 years - Corporation $2,593


Act(s) name

Private Security Act 1995 Northern Territory

Administering agency

Licensing NT

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:

Territory Business Centre, Darwin

Operating address: Ground Floor, Building 3, Darwin Corporate Park
631 Stuart Highway
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address: GPO Box 9800
Darwin NT 0801
Toll Free: 1800193111
Phone: 0889821700
Fax: 0889821725
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