Advertising security licence numbers

  • Licensees must list their licence number in any advertisement
  • Advertising can be:
    • newspaper, radio or television advertisements
    • handbills or flyers
    • business cards
    • vehicle sign writing
    • building or directional signs
    • statements or similar business paperwork
    • directories and online services.

Displaying the number in an advertisement

  • A licence number is a combination of four or more digits
  • Examples of acceptable formats are Licence Number 12345 or Lic No 12345
  • The number must be associated with the main body of the advertisement and be large enough to be clearly legible
  • Each advertisement on the front, back or side of a vehicle must include the licence number
  • If trading under a business name, list the licence numbers of all owners
  • If trading under a company, list the body corporate licence number
Updated: 17 Jan 2023

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