3354-Government licensing officials

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Government licensing officials
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Job Description: 
Government licensing officials examine applications for licences to export or import goods, set up businesses, build houses or other structures, or to obtain passports, determine eligibility of applications for issuing licences or passports, and identify specific conditions or restrictions to be attached to licences issued, referring exceptional or important cases to Senior government officials or Managers.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) advising individuals on government laws and regulations concerning the type of licence required and the conditions attached to such licences, and on the public's rights and obligations
  • (b) examining applications and relevant documents and determining whether a licence can be granted and the conditions which should be attached
  • (c) examining applications and approving the issue of passports
  • (d) performing related administrative tasks to process applications, document activities, evaluations and determinations, and to prepare correspondence to inform applicants of licensing decisions
  • (e) administering and scoring tests required to license applicants.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Licensing officer
- Passport officer (issuing)
- Building permit (licensing) officer
- Business permit (licensing) officer


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Building inspectors - 3112
- Fire inspectors - 3112

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