Security Employee Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to be employed in the security industry. This licence allows you to be employed by a security agent as a:

  • crowd controller
  • security guard
  • commercial employee.

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:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a fit and proper person
  • not be a bankrupt (commercial sub agents only)
  • have completed the relevant training.


Up to three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $213.60

Fees for 2023-24

General Duplicate Certificate All $62.30

Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $62.30

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Security and Investigations Agents Act 2002 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Security and Investigations Agents Regulations 2015 Tasmania

Approval time

40 business days

Additional information

There are four endorsements that you can add to your licence:

  • use a guard dog
  • carry a firearm
  • carry a baton
  • carry handcuffs.

Administering agency

Department of Justice

Consumer, Building and Occupational Services

Contact details

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