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Check a security licence

Online register

We keep a public register of all licensed security industry employees and firms. You can search this register online for free.

Search the register

The free online register is for your information only. You cannot use it as evidence in legal proceedings.

Official extract

If you need a record of your search, you can request an extract online or by contacting us. You will need to pay a fee of $17.75.

The record will show:

  • the name of each person who holds the licence (including executive officers if licence is a corporation)
  • a security firm's registered business name (if any) and their place of business
  • the status of the licence—licensed, expired, refused, cancelled or suspended
  • their licence number and class (or classes)
  • the expiry date of the licence
  • details of any conditions entered against the licence (if any).

We can send an extract to you within 10 working days.

Do it online

Some Fair Trading services are now online.

Security providers can request a replacement licence.

Anyone can request a licensing extract on a security provider.

Last updated
25 July 2016

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