Who are they and what do they do? Government licensing officials examine applications for licences to export or import goods, set up a business, build a house or other structures, or to obtain a passport, and determine whether applications for licences or passports are to be approved and whether specific conditions are to be attached to the licence, referring exceptional or important cases to senior government officials or managers.
What are the activities of the job? Advising individuals on the proper understanding of 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; examining applications and relevant documents and determining whether a licence can be granted and the conditions which should be attached; examining applications and approving the issue of passports.
Where is it done and under what conditions? In offices or similar rooms.
What tools/equipment do they use? I Information technology, telephone, fax, possibly other office equipment.
What do you need to succeed? You need higher education, objectivity and fairness and training in the specific regulations and requirements of whatever licensing laws are to be applied.