Licensing Services (Security)

Application to Renew a Licence‚Äč

Passport photos and photocopies of original documents must accompany this application.

You must carefully complete all sections and attach all required documents. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

If you have any queries regarding the completion of this application, contact Police Licensing Services on 1300 171 011.

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Change of Personal Details Form

Form to provide notice of change of address or personal details to the licensing officer as per Security and Related Activities (Control) Act 1996 (Section 77)

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Application for an Agent Licence

Security Agent, Crowd Controller Agent and Inquiry Agent. Passport photos and photocopies of original documents must accompany this application package.

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Application for a Licence

Security Officer, Security Bodyguard, Crowd Controller, Investigator, Security installer and Security Consultant. Passport photos and photocopies of original documents must accompany this application package.

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Character Suitability Reference Form

TO THE REFEREE – before you complete your reference, please read:

This Form MUST BE COMPLETED BY YOU, the Referee. 

  • You are required to sign and date your reference document. Remember, you are accountable for what you write and sign your name to. 
  • You must provide your full name, address and contact number and you may be contacted by police to verify your statements. 
  • You must have known the applicant for a minimum of 5 years prior to the date of the licence application. 
  • Referee cannot be a current serving member of WA Police or be a family member by birth or marriage (includes defacto/partner)

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Code of Conduct Form

The Code outlines the responsibilities for ALL licensees carrying out tasks relating to the provision of supplying, consultation, installation and management of security services in Western Australia.

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Application for Mutual Recognition

Individuals who hold any of the following current licences in another Australian State/Territory or New Zealand can apply for the equivalent licence in Western Australia under mutual recognition basis:

  • Crowd Controller
  • Investigator
  • Security Bodyguard
  • Security Consultant
  • Security Officer
  • Security Installer

Note: that probationary (provisional) licences and agent licences are not eligible for mutual recognition in Western Australia.

All applications submitted under mutual recognition basis must be lodged personally at Licensing Services (Security), Ground Floor, 303 Sevenoaks Street, Cannington WA 6107 .

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Firearms and Batons Endorsement application - Security Officer licence

Instructions to all applicants – follow all of these steps to complete your application.

You must carefully complete all sections and attach all required documents. Incomplete applications will not be accepted for processing. If you have any enquiries regarding the completion of this application, contact Police Licensing Services on 1300 171 011

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Training Course in Firearms Discharge Form

Security Officer with Firearm Endorsement Security & Related Activities (Control) Act 1996.

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Section 25 Firearm Permit Application

Application for a section 25 permit to possess. A firearm for a particular occasion.

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Statement of Assets and Liabilities

Security & Related Activities (Control) Act 1996.

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Temporary Licence - Security Activities

A temporary licence is for the holder of an equivalent other Australian state or territory licence and can only be granted for a single event or function for a period no longer than 12 months, they are not renewable.

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Credit Card Payment Form

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Contact us

Licensing Services (Security) 303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington WA 6107

Postal Address:
Locked Bag 9
East Perth WA 6892

Tel: 1300 171 011
Email Licensing Services (Security)

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Opening hours:
Monday – Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm (Closed Public Holidays).