Gaming Machine Service Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to install, service and repair approved gaming machines, gaming equipment and 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.

If you are a service licensee, any person you intend to employ to work as a gaming machine technician must be approved in relation to a gaming machine service licence.

Please contact the agency for more information.

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 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.

Please contact the agency for more information on eligibility requirements.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $631.00 Application fee
Apply Application All $147.00 Approval of a person as a gaming machine technician.
Apply Application All $12.50

Approval of a person to assume a position of authority in body corporate if approved as a responsible person or in a position of authority under a current liquor licence in South Australia.

Apply Application All $147.00

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

Application process


You will need to lodge your completed application with:

  • details of your technical expertise and ability to offer services to all gaming machine licensees in South Australia
  • a summary of past or current business operations
  • details of your intended provision of service and hours of operation
  • details of your financial and physical capacity to hold spare parts and equipment
  • supporting documentation if you are applying as a partnership, company, or trust
  • fee payment.


This licence may be transferable depending on your circumstances. Please consult the agency for more information.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Liquor and Gaming

Consumer and Business Services

Operating address: 91 Grenfell Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1719
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 13 18 82
Website: Consumer and Business Services (Opens in new window)