Apply to renew my high risk work licence

High Risk Work Licences are valid for 5 years.  If your application to renew is received before your licence expires you can continue to work, until a decision on the application is made. Applications to renew can be made up to 12 months after the licence expires.

Follow these 3 steps to renew your licence. 

Step 1: Gather the required information

Have the following information ready before applying to renew your High Risk Work Licence:

  • Digital passport quality photograph (taken within the last six months)
  • High Risk Work Licence number
  • Email address or mobile phone number currently recorded with WorkSafe
  • Residential address 

Step 2: Prepare to pay

Have a credit card (Visa or MasterCard) ready to make your payment. 

Step 3: Submit your application

If you have your digital passport photo, High Risk Work Licence number, email address or registered mobile phone number, and valid credit card you're ready to go!

Apply now!

If you cannot renew online contact WorkSafe on 1300 307 877 or at

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