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The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) is the independent statutory authority that regulates Victoria's gambling and liquor industries.

Our vision is that Victorians and visitors enjoy safe and responsible gambling and liquor environments.
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GIE application process and requirements

Follow the step-by-step guide on how to apply for a gaming industry employee licence.

Step One - Obtain a police clearance

You are required to submit National Police Check.

A National Police Certificate lodged with the VCGLR must be the original or a certified copy of the original and no more than three months old.

The VCGLR will accept a National Police History Check obtained from the Australian Federal Police, CVCheck.com and Fit2work.

For more information, see National Police Check or contact us.

Step Two - Obtain a credit report

You are required to provide an Australian individual credit report from My Credit File or Dun & Bradstreet.

See Credit report for more information.

Step Three - Obtain two colour passport size photos

Obtain two colour passport size photos and print your full name on the back of each photo.

Step Four - Online application

Complete all fields of the online application. You will require digital copies of your police clearance, credit report and passport size photos. Once you have completed this, you will be instructed to:

  • save your application
  • print and sign the submission document
  • provide any documents relevant to your application.

Please note:

  • Your online application cannot be accessed or processed by the VCGLR until you complete all four steps.
  • To check the current application fee, refer to Application fees and timing.
  • If you have lived outside of Australia for 12 months or more in the last 10 years, you may be required to obtain police clearance or a credit report from the country you lived in. Contact us to find out what information you need to provide to satisfy this requirement.

Additional information

Below is some additional information relating to the application for a licence.

False or misleading information

It is an offence under the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (the Act) to give information that is false or misleading. If you give false or misleading information, your application may be refused and/or you may be prosecuted and fined up to 60 penalty units (see Fees, fines and penalties to confirm the current value of a penalty unit). Note: A licence that is improperly obtained by giving false or misleading information may be cancelled.

Publication of disciplinary action

As a licence holder you may be subject to disciplinary action being taken by the VCGLR. If the VCGLR does take disciplinary action against you, its decision, including your full name, may be published on the VCGLR website and in the VCGLR Annual Report.

Confidentiality provisions

Information provided in your application must not be disclosed by the VCGLR or its staff to someone else, except for the purposes stated in Division 6 of Chapter 10 of the Act.

Privacy policy

The VCGLR is committed to responsible and fair handling of personal information consistent with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 and its obligations under the Act. See our Privacy policy.

Can I save my application?

Yes you can save you application at any time using the save feature in the online application. Applications can be saved for 14 days. When you save your application you will be sent a unique link to return to your application.

Is the online application compatible with all computers and browsers?

Yes the online application is compatible with all internet browsers. The online application may also be used on mobile devices including laptops and tablets.

Do I need access to a scanner?

The online application required you to upload attachments. Therefore you will require the use of a scanner or the required documentation in a digital format. For example, if you apply for your credit check or individual police check online you may receive a response emailed to you in a PDF format, which you can then upload.

Digital passport photos

The online application requires you to upload a passport size photo. Many photo agencies may be able to take a photo of you and provide you with a digital image of your photo which you can upload to the application. Please ask your photo agency if this option is available.

Apply for a gaming industry employee licence

Page last modified 
7 February 2017