Online payments are accepted for:

High risk work licences

  • Use My Licence Updates to update your details and process your high risk work licence renewal.

Online payments may be made via SafeWork SA's online payment system for:

Expiation notices

Plant licences

  • Boiler
  • Pressure vessel
  • Building maintenance unit
  • Concrete placing unit
  • Mobile crane
  • Tower crane
  • Lift

Dangerous substances licences

  • Licence to keep prescribed dangerous substances
  • Gas fitting work permit
    • LPG
    • CNG

Explosives licences

  • Factory renewal
  • Carriage licence
  • Import
  • Premises

Call us on 1300 365 255. We accept Visa and Mastercard (credit and debit cards).

Return your completed form/payment slip with a cheque for the total amount to:

SafeWork SA
GPO Box 465

You will need to:

  • make the cheque/money order payable to SafeWork SA
  • cross and mark the cheque ‘NOT NEGOTIABLE’
  • if you are paying an expiation notice, write the expiation notice number on the back of the cheque.

Note: If a cheque is not honoured upon presentation, payment shall be deemed not to have been made.

Application fees

Download and complete the relevant form and forward it with correct payment. Please ensure you include all supporting documentation to avoid processing delays.

Fees increase at the beginning of each financial year with the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Please ensure you include the correct fees with your application. Incorrect fees may delay processing of your application.


If you are paying an expiation notice by post or in person, please remember to attach the payment slip.

If you are unable to pay the expiation notice in full, you may enter into a payment arrangement with the Chief Recovery Officer in SA Government’s Fines Enforcement and Recovery Unit. A fee will apply to enter into a payment arrangement. For more information contact the Fines Enforcement and Recovery Unit on 1800 659 538.

Late payment or failure to pay

We can accept payments received by post or internal mail for up to 5 days after the due date.

A reminder notice will be sent if payment is not made by the due date. An extra fee applies.

If you do not pay the reminder notice your case will be forwarded to the Fines Enforcement & Recovery Unit for action. Further fees apply.