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This page outlines the process to apply for a new gaming industry employee licence.
If you already hold a gaming industry employee licence that has not yet expired and want to renew your licence, visit the gaming industry employee licence renewal information page.
Follow the step-by-step guide on how to apply for a new gaming industry employee licence.
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.
You are required to provide an Australian individual credit report from My Credit File or Dun & Bradstreet.
See Credit report for more information.
Obtain two colour passport size photos and print your full name on the back of each photo.
Complete all fields of the online application. Once you have completed this, you will be instructed to:
Below is some additional information relating to the application for a licence.
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.
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.
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.
Below is some additional information relating to the online application for a licence.
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.
Yes the online application is compatible with all internet browsers. The online application may also be used on mobile devices including laptops and tablets.
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.
The online application required 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.
Follow the step-by-step guide on how to apply for a gaming industry employee licence.