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Permit To Have Unsupervised Access To HCDG

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About the permit 

Complete this application form to be granted unsupervised access to high consequence dangerous goods. Your employer must hold a HCDG licence.


  • No fee applies.
  • $40 National Police check
  • $20 ASIO security assessment (if you have previously completed an ASIO security assessment through WorkSafe you do not need to repeat or pay for this assessment again.)

Permit is valid for 5 years

Getting the application form

You can get the application form from the WorkSafe Advisory Service by calling 1800 136 089 or 9641 1444 or email To view a sample form, click here.

Where to send the form

  • Lodge your completed application form at a participating Australia Post outlet.
  • Ensure your form is completed correctly and all supporting information is provided. Your signature must be witnessed by an Australia Post officer when you lodge your application.
  • An Australia Post officer will check your application form, verify all supporting information and will forward your application to WorkSafe for processing.

Apply or renew the licence 

Complete the application form but do not sign it, and also provide:

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