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Introduction

You'll need to apply for a gaming machine dealer's licence if you want to:

  • manufacture and assemble gaming machines, in or on your premises
  • sell and negotiate the sale of approved gaming machines (regardless of whether you manufactured or assembled them) 
  • service, repair and maintain approved gaming machines, in or on your premises.

You must be a corporation to apply for a gaming machine dealer's licence.

Eligibility

  • The company probity forms must be completed by the principal executive officer of the corporation, or another person:
    • who has knowledge of the relevant facts
    • has been duly appointed by the company board to complete the forms
    • whose authority has been minuted.

What you need

  • the application forms:
    • company probity form (part A)
    • company probity form (part B)
    • individual probity form.
  • a recent colour passport size photo of the person completing the individual probity form
  • the documents:
    • Public Consultation Notice
    • Premises Notice
    • Newspaper Notice.
  • a JP or legal practitioner to:
    • witness the required affidavits
    • verify identity where required.
  • a photocopy of the item/s used to verify identity, such as a driver licence or a passport.

How to apply

  1. Email lgnsw.approvals@liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au to request the following application forms:
    • company probity form (part A)
    • company probity form (part B)
    • individual probity form.
  2. Read the 'Instructions for Completion', as set out in each form.
  3. Complete the 3 forms, including the checklists, and affidavits (where applicable).
  4. Make 2 copies of each completed form.
  5. Collect all the corporate and personal documents as itemised on each form.
  6. Download and print Public Consultation Notice – DOC.
  7. Complete the form, and make one copy of it.
  8. Gather together:
    • the 3 original completed application forms
    • the 2 copies of each completed application form
    • all the required supporting documentation, photo/s and photocopy/s as indicated on the 3 application forms
    • the original completed Public Consultation Notice.
  9. Lodge your application, marked 'confidential':
    • in person – Market Product Approvals & Casino Operations, Liquor & Gaming NSW, Level 6, 323 Castlereagh Street, Haymarket NSW 2000, or
    • by post – Market Product Approvals & Casino Operations, Liquor & Gaming NSW, GPO Box 7060, Sydney NSW 2001.
  10. Affix the copy of the completed Public Consultation Notice to the proposed premises immediately before or within 2 days of lodging your application.
  11. Download, complete and print 2 copies of Premises Notice – DOC.
    • Lodge one copy with the local police and one with the local council.
  12. Download, complete and print 2 copies of Newspaper Notice – DOC.
    • Publish the advertisement in a national newspaper and a local newspaper.

More information

  • The forms must be completed in English, and any supporting documentation not in English must have a certified English translation appended.
  • Ensure you complete the following, or your application may be refused by Liquor & Gaming NSW:
    • affix the copy of the Public Consultation Notice to the proposed premises
    • lodge a copy of the Premises Notice with the local council and local police
    • publish an advertisement in a national and a local newspaper, using the Newspaper Notice form.

To make sure that you have all the information and documentation you need to complete this transaction, please visit Liquor & Gaming NSW.

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Last updated: 24 February 2021
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