Investigation Agents Licence - Employees - South Australia


You are considered to be acting as an investigation agent if you perform collection work or inquiry work.

Any person who carries on business as an investigation agent or works as an employee as an investigation agent must hold a licence under the Security and Investigation Agents Act 1995 (the Act).

Persons intending to operate as a process server no longer need to be licensed. However, to run a business or work as an employee as a process server you are required to hold qualifications specified in the Regulations under the Act and must not have been convicted of an offence listed in Schedule 1 of the Regulations.

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




2019-2020 fees:
$866 Application fee
$341 Annual licence fee (employee only).

Online, credit card, money order, cheques, selected Service SA outlets for cash payments.

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Operating address: Level 3, Chesser House
91-97 Grenfell Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address: GPO Box 1719
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 13 18 82
Fax: 0882049697
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