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This page contains information on renewing your gaming venue operator licence.
A venue operator licence enables an entity to operate gaming machines in Victoria. Venue operator licences are granted a licence for up to 10 years. Venue operators must apply to renew approval before the expiry date to continue their licence.
For licences that were current at 24 June 2009, the length of the licence period was automatically increased from five years to 10 years.
All subsequent applications for a new licence will be granted a 10-year licence from the date of approval.
Three months before your licence is due to expire, the VCGLR will send you a letter, advising that the licence needs to be renewed and outlining the renewal process.
Nominees should be aware of their licence expiry date, as it is printed on the 'Notice of Venue Operator's Licence' or 'Notice of Approved Venue'.
If this letter is not received approximately three months before the licence is due to expire, please contact the VCGLR to obtain the necessary renewal forms.
It is the nominee's responsibility to lodge the application to renew the venue operator's licence and any other required information with the VCGLR before the licence is due to expire. This allows gaming to continue past the expiry date of the existing licence and until the application for a new licence is decided by the VCGLR.
If there are any changes to the information provided with an application before it is determined, the applicant must immediately inform the VCGLR.