A security master licence authorises the holder to provide a specific number of people to carry out security activities.

If you need to supply more security operators than you're licensed for, you can apply for a Temporary Excess Provision of Services (TEPS) permit for a specified time period.

You can apply online for a TEPS permit.


You must hold a current master licence.

What you need

  • your licence number
  • permit start and end dates
  • your payment

How to apply

  1. Select the 'Apply online' button.
  2. Follow the prompts to complete your application.

More information

  • You need to submit your application at least 24 hours before providing additional security people.
  • To make sure that you have all the information and documentation you need to complete this transaction, please refer to Temporary Excess Provision of Services Permits.

Payment methods

You can review transaction payment options on our payment methods page.

Last updated: 2 February 2024

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