SLED must refuse your application if you:

  • Are not 18 years of age or older
  • Are not an Australian citizen, permanent Australian resident
  • Don’t hold a visa sponsored via a Master licence holder or a visa for a skilled occupation that corresponds to the licence subclass you’re applying for
  • Are not a fit and proper person to have a security licence
  • Are a registrable person or corresponding registrable person within the meaning of the Child Protection (Offenders Registration) Act 2000, and has reporting obligations under that Act
  • Do not have the required training and experience for your security licence subclass
  • Have been convicted of a prescribed offence in the 10 years before you applied
  • Have been found guilty of a prescribed offence with no conviction recorded in the five years before you applied.
  • Do not satisfy all eligibility requirements.