A Special Employee is a person employed by a casino, hotel or club to undertake specific gaming duties, such as operating keno or attending to gaming machines.
A Technician is a person who installs, services, repairs or maintains gaming equipment in Tasmania or undertakes software/hardware development, testing and analysis. A technician is not a special employee and is separately licensed.
The following is a step by step guide on how to apply for a Special Employee's or Technician's licence.
Step One - obtain a digital colour passport style photo, this can be taken with a smartphone or scanned to your electronic device.
The photo MUST be a clear image on a plain white or light background with your face looking directly at the camera.
The online application requires you to upload a colour passport style photo, this should be in jpeg, jpg or png format.
Step Two - To confirm your identity, please provide at least 100 points of identification.
Suitable identification documents and the approved list of acceptable witnesses can be found here - Approved Identification Documents and Witnesses.
The online application requires you to upload certified
copies of your identification, this should be in jpeg, jpg, png or pdf
format. Please ensure images are clear.
Step Three - Complete all fields of the online application.
Step Four - Make payment with your Visa or MasterCard credit card. The application fee for a Special Employee's Licence or Technicians Licence can be located here.
Apply for a Special Employee's or Technician's Licence