Gaming Machine Service Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence to install, service and repair approved:

  • gaming machines
  • gaming equipment
  • prescribed gaming machine components.

A prescribed gaming component includes:

  • a software package, other than a game, that controls any part of the gaming machine and any device containing the software
  • gaming machine artwork
  • a gaming machine cabinet
  • a gaming machine reel tape and reel mechanism
  • a gaming machine hopper
  • a bank note acceptor
  • any device for the issue of tickets used in connection with a gaming machine.

Gaming machine service licence holders must ensure each person employed to work as a gaming machine technician is approved by the agency.

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 have sufficient physical, financial and technical resources.

You will also need to have the people within your business who hold positions of authority (e.g. director, manager, shareholder) approved as part of your application. These people, as well as those approved as a gaming technician, must complete and lodge a personal identification declaration.

You must notify the agency of a new gaming manager or gaming employee through the Barring and Online Employee Notification (BOEN) system before that employee begins work.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $687.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $160.00

Approval of a person as a gaming machine technician. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All -

Approval of a person to assume a position of authority in body corporate:

  • if approved under a current liquor licence in South Australia - $13.60
  • in any other case - $160.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Transfer process


This licence cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Consumer and Business Services

Contact details

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