Mutual Recognition recognises a person's occupational licensing in another State, Territory or New Zealand.

Interstate and New Zealand security licence holders may apply for a NSW CAPI operator licence under the Mutual Recognition (New South Wales) Act 1992 ( / the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition (New South Wales) Act 1996 ( and associated regulations.

For assistance in applying for a NSW CAPI licence refer to 'New Operator Licence' on the Application Assistant webpage.

Note: A person is not eligible to apply for a NSW Mutual Recognition CAPI licence if they have previously had a NSW CAPI licence revoked.

For information about adding a licence subclass (under NSW legislation) to a NSW licence (obtained under Mutual Recognition) or a licence subclass (obtained under Mutual Recognition) to a NSW licence (obtained under NSW legislation) refer to 'Operator - Add a Licence Subclass' on the the Application Assistant webpage.