Apply for a security licence as an individual

You must hold a current security licence to work as a security officer or crowd controller or to run a security firm as an individual in the Northern Territory (NT). 

Before you apply

You must complete a security training course before you apply for a licence to work as a security officer or crowd controller. Read more about training for security officers and crowd controllers

How to apply

To apply for a security licence follow these steps: 

Step 1. Fill in the form.

Application for security licence for an individual (46.1 kb)
Application for security licence for an individual (336.7 kb)

Step 2. Get a police history check.  
Step 3. Check the fee.
Step 4. Submit your application and fee at your nearest Territory Business Centre.

If your licence is from outside the NT 

Follow these steps to get your security officer or crowd controller licence recognised in the NT.  

Step 1. Fill in the form.

Application for security officer or crowd controller licence under mutual recognition (43.0 kb) 
Application for security officer or crowd controller licence under mutual recognition (244.7 kb)

Step 2. Check the fee.
Step 3. Submit your application and fee at your nearest Territory Business Centre.

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Last updated: 17 August 2017