Licensing police and probity check quick reference

The table below is a quick reference to show which kinds of police and probity checks you need for which licence or renewal applications.

Licence category Type of licence Fingerprint check and
SafeNT criminal history name check
NPCS informed consent form  Probity check
Private security Security officer/crowd controller - new application  
  Security officer/crowd controller- renewal   
  Security officer/crowd controller - provisional licence  
  Security firm - new application   
  Security firm - renewal   
  Fingerprint check and
SafeNT criminal history name check
NPCS informed consent form 

Probity check 

Gaming Gaming machine manager -  new application  
  Gaming machine manager -  renewal   
  Gaming machine repairer - new application  
  Gaming machine repairer - renewal   
  Gaming machine venue licence  
  Gaming machine licence - transfer licence ✔ 
Name check only required if it is a new licensee 
  
  Gaming machine service contractor   
  Gaming machine - recognised manufacturer or supplier of gaming equipment   
  Internet gaming key employee - new application  
  Internet gaming key employee - renewal   
  Fingerprint check and
SafeNT criminal history name check
NPCS informed consent form Probity check
Bookmaker Bookmaker key  employee - new application  
  Bookmaker key  employee - renewal   
  Bookmaker permit - new  
  Bookmaker permit - renewal   
  Sports bookmaker - new   
  Sports bookmaker - renewal   
  Fingerprint check and
SafeNT criminal history name check
NPCS informed consent formProbity check
Casino Casino employee - new  
  Casino employee - renewal   
  Casino employee trainee - new  
  Casino employee trainee - renewal   
  Fingerprint check and
SafeNT criminal history name check
NPCS informed consent formProbity check
Escort Escort operator/manager - individual or corporation.  New application   
  Escort operator/manager - individual or  corporation.  Renewal   
  Fingerprint check and
SafeNT criminal history name check
NPCS informed consent formProbity check
Liquor Liquor - full  
  Liquor - transfer   
  Liquor - change of manager  
  Liquor - wholesale - new application   
 

Bed and breakfast – continuing special liquor licence - new application and renewal

  
 Continuing special liquor licence - new application


Name check only required if it is a new licensee  

  
 

 Continuing special liquor licence - renewal

  

The following licences require a signed National Police Checking Service form for both new applications and renewals. A probity check is also required for commercial and private agents.

Licence Category Type of licence NPCS informed consent form  Probity check
Commercial and private agentsCommercial and private agents - natural person. New and renewal
 Commercial and private agents - corporation. New and renewal 
TobaccoTobacco retail - new and renewal 
 Tobacco retail - transfer

 
 Tobacco retail - change of manager 
The following licences require a National Police Checking Service form for new applications.  Some also require a probity check.
Motor vehicle

 Motor vehicle dealer - individual or company; manager approval

Second hand dealer/pawnbrokerSecond hand dealer/pawnbroker - new
Property agentReal estate/business/conveyancing agent - 
individual or company; agents representative 
AuctioneerAuctioneer

Last updated: 13 October 2017