In an emergency, security firms can hire staff who don’t have certificates of approval. Learn how this works.
Staff illness or an emergency could mean that you don’t have enough staff with certificates. If this happens, you can let us know and make an emergency appointment. This lasts 2 weeks.
You may want to do this when you can’t wait 10 days for a temporary certificate for example.
You can make an emergency appointment if:
You must immediately stop a person from working if we instruct you to.
You can’t make an emergency appointment for someone applying under the trans-Tasman mutual recognition scheme.
You must email us this form before they start work.
You must apply again after 2 weeks. You might want to do this if a temporary certificate has not been received and the emergency still applies. You can do this using the form above.
It’s free to apply for an emergency appointment.
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