Forms & fees

Fees

Apply for a licence or certificate online

When you apply online you can only pay with Mastercard or Visa credit or debit cards.

company licence $616
individual licence $510
individual licence with temporary certificate $527
certificate of approval $170
certificate of approval with temporary certificate $187

Ways to pay the fee

Online

Option 1:

Complete the online application and pay the fee using a debit or credit card. Both Visa and Mastercard are accepted for payment.

Apply online for a new certificate(external link)

Renew an existing certificate online(external link)

Option 2:

If you have completed a paper application, then you can pay the filing fee online using File and Pay.

To file the documentation, you must post or deliver a physical copy to the Tribunal or your local court. You must include a copy of the File and Pay online receipt as proof of payment.

Please note: At this stage, File and Pay cannot be used to file documentation online for PSPLA tribunal applications.

Access File and Pay(external link)

By post

To send payment by post, you must include the completed credit or debit card form with your application and post to:

Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority
DX: SX10042
Wellington

Credit or debit card fee payment form [PDF, 275 KB]

In person

Please contact the tribunal or your nearest court to confirm whether you can file your application and make the fee payment at the counter by EFTPOS, credit card, debit card or cash.

Apply for a licence or certificate by mail

When you apply by mail, you can fill out and attach the credit card payment form to your application.

Company licence form [PDF, 419 KB] $725
Company officer form [PDF, 282 KB] Free
Individual licence form [PDF, 320 KB] $600
Certificate of approval form [PDF, 371 KB] $200
Certificate of approval form with temporary certificate [PDF, 371 KB] $220
Trans-Tasman mutual recognition form - for a Certificate of Approval [PDF, 322 KB] $200
Trans-Tasman mutual recognition form - for an individual licence [PDF, 322 KB] $600
Credit-card payment form [PDF, 275 KB]  

Forms for updating licences and certificates

Add or remove an officer of a private security company [PDF, 321 KB] $75
Add or remove a class of business to a company licence [PDF, 298 KB] $75
Add or remove a class of business for an individual licence or certificate of approval [PDF, 386 KB] $75

Annual returns forms

Company Licence Annual Return Form [PDF, 273 KB] $30 per employee
(maximum fee of $600)
Individual Licence Holder Annual Return Form [PDF, 295 KB] $30 per employee
(maximum fee of $600)
Company licence (disqualification criteria) form [PDF, 320 KB] Free
Individual licence holder (disqualification criteria) form [PDF, 367 KB] Free
Details of employed certificate holders form [PDF, 402 KB] Free
Details of employed certificate holders form [DOC, 150 KB] Free
Details of employed certificate holders form [XLS, 27 KB] Free

Other forms

Emergency appointment form [PDF, 240 KB] Free
Request a Substitute Licence and/or Certificate of Approval [PDF, 200 KB] $45
Request a temporary Certificate of Approval [PDF, 180 KB] $20
Withdraw an application form [PDF, 139 KB] Free
Complaint form [PDF, 173 KB] Free
Objection notice [PDF, 145 KB] Free
Credit-card payment form [PDF, 275 KB]