Gaming nominee - Queensland


A gaming nominee is an employee performing a managerial role at a venue and is responsible for the conduct of gaming on a particular gaming site. The Gaming Machine Regulation 2002 prescribes the gaming duties and gaming tasks to be carried out for a licensee.

A gaming nominee licence can only be granted if you have been appointed to the position by your employer. You can only work at one gaming site as a gaming nominee.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Must Have

If you are applying for a gaming nominee licence you:

  •  must be 18 years of age and over to apply for this licence.
  • must complete the approved responsible service of gambling (RSG) training course. You have 3 months from the date of starting employment to obtain your approved RSG course certificate.
  • must complete the mandatory gaming nominee training; this is a 2 day course. You must provide your gaming nominee training certificate of attendance at the time of lodging your application.

For more information about gaming nominee training contact:

-     Clubs Queensland


       Phone: (07) 3252 0770

-     Queensland Hotels Association

       Phone: (07) 3221 6999


A gaming nominee licence is valid for 5 years from the date of issue.


Common Fees details for this service in table format.

Type Amount Description
Application $546.80

Application for gaming nominee licence

Renewal $270.10

Renewal of gaming nominee licence

Application process

If you are a new gaming nominee, you must submit the following to the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation:

  • Form 82: Application for liquor and gaming individual employees
  • You must provide two (2) identical colour passport-size photographs of yourself with your completed application which meet the following requirements:
  1. Photographs must not be more than six (6) months old.
  2. Photographs must be against a plain light coloured background (e.g. cream, pale blue or white).
  3. Photographs must be approximately 35mm wide x 45mm high (passport size).
  4. Photographs must display a full view of head and shoulders without any head-covering. If you wear a head-covering for religious reasons we will accept a photograph of you wearing it; however, your facial features must be clearly shown.
  5. If you normally wear glasses, you should do so in the photograph; however, tinted glasses are not acceptable.

Note: If you are sending your photographs by post you cannot send scanned copies.

  • Gaming nominee course certificate.
  • Form 68: Nomination of gaming nominee form (Note: This form must be completed and signed by the authorised executive officer(s) of the venue in which you are employed).

Apply online

You can apply online using the application for liquor and gaming individual licences.

Sending documents by post

If you are unable to upload your documents or you prefer to send them by post, you must post all supporting documentation to:

The Executive Director
Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation
Locked Bag 180


If you are renewing as a gaming nominee you need to submit ID documentation and photographs as outlined above.

Transfer process

This licence cannot be transferred.

Additional information

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Attorney-General

Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation

Licensing Division

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:

Licensing Division

Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation

Department of Justice and Attorney-General

Operating address: 63 George Street
Brisbane City, Queensland 4000
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 180
City East, Queensland 4002
Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Fax: 07 3872 0998