Interstate and International Visitors Security Permit - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if you live outside Victoria and intend to work as a private security operator in Victoria for a special event. An interstate visitor may apply for a permit to act as a:

  • investigator
  • bodyguard
  • crowd controller
  • security guard.

A visitor from overseas may only apply for a permit to act as a bodyguard. A special event is defined as an event of social, cultural, sporting, political or economic significance to Victoria that takes place for a specific period of time.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for this permit you must:

  • be licensed or registered to carry on the relevant security activities in another state or territory
  • be recognised by Victoria Police as a suitable person to carry on the security activities (if no licence or registration is required in your home state or territory)
  • pay any required fees
  • submit the required forms
  • provide any information and documentation requested by the Agency.

For an overseas applicant, to be eligible for this permit you must:

  • Be licensed or registered to act as a bodyguard in your country of residence; or
  • Be recognised by Victoria Police as a suitable person to carry on the security activities (if no licence or registration is required in your country of residence).

Ongoing Eligibility Requirements

Conditions may be imposed on this permit by the Agency.

Duration

Permits are temporary, cannot be renewed and are issued only for the duration of a special event.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative $121.60

Interstate registration. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $243.10 Overseas bodyguard licence. Fees for 2017-18.
Apply Licence Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative $121.60

Interstate licence. Fees for 2017-18.

Administering agency

Victoria Police

Contact details

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

Licensing Services Division

Phone: 1300 651 645
Fax: 03 9247 6485
Email: licensingservices@police.vic.gov.au
Website: https://www.police.vic.gov.au/content.asp?Document_ID=114 (Opens in new window)