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How to Apply for Work Permit NSW

How to Apply for Work Permit NSW

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How to Apply for Work Permit NSW Essential workers across Melbourne will also need to again carry a permit if they need to travel for work and must have it by 11.59pm on Tuesday.

The service nsw work permit application form was uploaded to the health department website on Monday night and can be found here.

How to Apply for Work Permit NSW

To issue a worker permit, employers will need: name, ABN, company address and trading name the name, address and date of birth of the employee the employee’s expected hours, dates and duration of the work required, the employee’s location of work to meet all eligibility criteria, including that the business is a permitted activity to meet all relevant legal obligations to have a COVIDSafe Plan in place in relation to any work premises to authorise a person or people to issue the worker permit and provide their contact details on the permit.

How to Apply for Work Permit NSW

The same measure was in place last year during the state’s Stage 4 lockdown.

Penalties of up to $21,808 for individuals and $109,044 for businesses will apply to employers who issue worker permits to employees who do not meet the requirements of the worker permit scheme.

There are also an on-the-spot fines of up to $1817 for those who do not carry their permit with them.

Register for Work Permit

What is required from employers?

  • Name, ABN, company address and trading name
  • The name and date of birth of the employee
  • The employee’s regular hours and place of work
  • To meet all eligibility criteria, including that the business is a permitted activity
  • To meet all relevant legal obligations
  • To have a COVID-19 safe plan in place
  • To authorise a person or people to issue the worker permit.

How to get a Permit from service NSW

To apply, employers must fill out the template from the government website and have it signed by an authorised person (ie. The CEO, a HR manager, an operations manager).

Service NSW work permit application form

Essential workers in Melbourne include emergency services, healthcare workers, rideshare drivers, supermarket workers and media services.

A full list of who qualifies as an authorised worker can be found here.

How to get work permit from service NSW

Each employee required on site must receive an individual worker permit with the required details, How to issue a worker permit and Permit for work in an area of concern.

About the Authorised provider and Authorised Worker Permit NSW

How to get permit from Service NSW

Workplaces in Victoria must not permit workers to undertake work at the workplace unless it an authorised provider or service, or workers are authorised (visit this page to see a list of authorised providers and workers)

Employers that require their staff to attend a work site must issue a worker permit to their employees – this is the employer’s responsibility. Advice on how to access the authorised worker permit nsw is provided below.

The permit also allows parents and guardians to access childcare, kindergarten and early education centres. Conditions apply, and more information is available below.

Penalties of up to $21,808 (for individuals) and $109,044 (for businesses) will apply to employers who issue worker permits to authorised employees who do not meet the requirements of the worker permit scheme or who otherwise breach the scheme requirements.

There will also be on-the-spot fines of up to $1,817 (for individuals) and up to $10,904 (for businesses) for anyone who breaches the scheme requirements. This includes employers and employees who do not carry their worker permit when travelling to and from work.

NSW Work Permit Application Form

Download the service nsw permit to work

Service NSW Work permit For employees attending work premises, employers can issue a worker permit to their employee if:

In rare circumstances an employee does not need a worker permit. This includes:

  • if an employee is at risk at home, such as at risk of family violence
  • law enforcement, emergency services or health care workers who carry employer-issued photographic identification, which clearly identifies the employer. The list of these exceptions is below.

An employee must not use a worker permit and must not attend work, even if they have been issued a permit, if:

  • they test positive to COVID-19 and are required to self-isolate
  • they are a close contact of someone who has tested positive and are required to self-isolate

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Accessing childcare

Childcare, kindergarten and early childhood services are open only for vulnerable children, or the children of authorised workers if they cannot work from home or if no supervision is available at home.

From 11:59pm on 23 August, authorised workers can access childcare, kindergarten and early childhood services (and take a child to a centre) if:

  • at least one parent/guardian is authorised to work and has a valid authorised worker permit, and is working either at home or on site, and
  • they cannot make alternative supervision arrangements

An authorised worker who is required to work shift work (e.g. overnight shift at a hospital) can send a child to childcare or an early childhood service outside their working hours so they can rest.

Your worker permit or ID issued by your employer must be shown to childcare, kindergarten, and education centres.

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To obtain the permit, download the form above. The permit must be valid and certified by an employer.

Parents and carers of vulnerable children can also access childcare, kindergarten and early education centres. A permit is not required for this.

In-home childcare is permitted for children of authorised workers or vulnerable children and a permit is not required for this.

(Note: If you are an authorised worker who was already issued a permit prior to Sunday 22 August 11:59 pm for the purposes of going to your work premises, you can use that permit as proof for childcare purposes. From Sunday 22 August 11:59 pm, eligible workers who do not have a permit issued prior to Sunday 22 August 11:59pm will need to apply for the current form above, to be provided from Monday 23 August 11:59 pm to childcare, kindergarten and early childhood services.)

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Accessing school

Schools are only open for vulnerable children, or the children of authorised workers if they are not working from home. School-aged children of authorised workers cannot attend school if a parent is an authorised worker and is working from home.

School-aged children of authorised workers can only attend school if:

  • both parents/guardians (or one parent/guardian in the case of a single parent family) are authorised to work and have a valid authorised worker permit, and are not working from home

An authorised worker who cannot work from home and who is required to work shift work (e.g. overnight shift at a hospital) can send a child to school outside their working hours so they can rest.

Your worker permit is not required to be shown to the school in the Directions. The Department of Education may require authorised workers to provide a permit as a condition of onsite attendance.

A vulnerable child or young person is permitted to attend school and a permit is not required for this.

Information employers will need

To issue a worker permit, employers will need:

  • name, ABN, company address and trading name
  • the name, address and date of birth of the employee
  • the employee’s expected hours, dates and duration of the work required,
  • the employee’s location of work
  • to meet all eligibility criteria, including that the business is a permitted activity
  • to meet all relevant legal obligations
  • to have a COVIDSafe Plan in place in relation to any work premises
  • to authorise a person or people to issue the worker permit and provide their contact details on the permit.

How to issue a worker permit

Each employee required to be on site must receive an individual worker permit with the required details.

Employers must:

  1. Download the Authorised Worker Permit and fill it out.
    • Employers must use this template for all worker permits issued under this scheme.
  2. Sign the worker permit. You can print and sign or sign it electronically.
    • Businesses must get an authorised person to sign the worker permit. This person could be the CEO, a HR manager, or an operations manager.
    • They must be accountable for the details they provide.
    • They may be contacted by Victoria Police or other enforcement agencies to confirm the details.
  3. Ask the employee to sign the worker permit. They can print and sign or sign electronically.
    • You can email or text the worker permit to your employee.
    • An employee may travel to work without a worker permit once to get their first permit.

Register your travel within NSW

Employees must carry the worker permit and photo identification when travelling to and from, and attending the workplace.

Register your travel within nsw, a worker permit can be shown electronically to authorities such as a photo, or scanned copy, on a mobile device.

Read Also: Covid 19 Travel Registration

Travel Registration NSW

From 12:01am, Saturday, 21 August 2021, if you live in Greater Sydney, you’ll need to register when travelling outside of Greater Sydney in certain circumstances.

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Greater Sydney does not include Shellharbour and the Central Coast for the purposes of this travel registration. See our Travel registration address checker to verify if you need to register your travel.

Registration is valid for a maximum of 14 days. You’ll need to reapply for a travel registration, if:

  • you’re travelling for more than 14 days, or
  • your travel dates change or need to be amended.

You must carry your travel registration and supporting documents with you at all times as you’ll need to provide these to NSW Police if requested.

Register your Travel within NSW

Eligibility;

You’ll need to register to travel if you’re:

  • travelling more than 50km outside of Greater Sydney for work and you are:
  • inspecting a property because you genuinely need a place to live in (no investment properties)
  • moving between residences, including travelling to your second home if you:
    • are using the home for work (if so, only the worker may travel), or
    • need to undertake urgent maintenance, repairs, or attend to animal welfare (if so, only one person may travel to the second home).

What you need

  • a MyServiceNSW Account – you can create one when you start your registration
  • your name, address, email and contact number
  • your travel details (where you will be staying, working or visiting)
  • your travel dates
  • your dependants’ name and contact number, if applicable.

How to apply for authorised worker permit nsw

  1. Check you meet the eligibility requirements.
  2. Select the ‘Register online’ button.
  3. Log in, or create your MyServiceNSW Account.
  4. Follow the prompts to complete your registration.
  5. If successful, you’ll receive your travel registration by email.

Note: If you’re unable to register online, an over the phone option will be available in late August.

More information

Penalties apply for breaching the Public Health Order or providing false or misleading information. You may be liable for a fine of up to $22,000 or up to 2 years in prison.

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