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Licence To Access High Consequence Dangerous Goods

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About the licence 

You will require a licence to access High Consequence Dangerous Goods (HCDG) if you import, export, manufacture, store, sell, supply, use, handle, transfer, transport or dispose of HCDG.

Applicants can be an individual, body corporate or a non-public body corporate company – different application requirements apply for each type of applicant. See the checklist on the application for more details


  • $106 per licence class application
  • $26.5 for an amendment to the licence
  • $67 for a replacement licence
  • $40 National Police check
  • $20 ASIO security assessment (if you have previously completed an ASIO security assessment through WorkSafe you do not need repeat or pay for this assessment again.)

Licence is valid for up to 5 years.

Where to send the form

WorkSafe Licensing branch
GPO Box 4293
Melbourne VIC 3001

Link to the application form
Licence to access High Consequence Dangerous Goods

Apply or renew your licence 

Complete the application form and also provide:

If you are renewing your licence you are not required to complete the identification forms again unless your details have changed. In addition to providing the information above, please provide your existing licence number.

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