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                              WASHINGTON, DC 20549

                                   FORM 12b-25

                                                Commission File Number 000-17288

                           NOTIFICATION OF LATE FILING

(Check    [ ] Form 10-K      [ ] Form 11-K     [ ] Form 20-F     [X] Form 10-Q   
 One):    [ ] Form N-SAR

For Period Ended:               June 30, 2005                                                                                           
[ ]  Transition Report on Form 10-K    [ ]  Transition Report on Form 10-Q
[ ]  Transition Report on Form 20-F    [ ]  Transition Report on Form N-SAR
[ ]  Transition Report on Form 11-K

For the Transition Period Ended:                                                                                                                                        


    Nothing in this form shall be  construed  to imply that the  Commission  has
    verified any information contained herein.

    If the  notification  relates  to a portion  of the  filing  checked  above,
    identify the item(s) to which the notification relates: ____________________

                                     PART I
                             REGISTRANT INFORMATION

Full name of registrant            Tidel Technologies, Inc.                                                                                        

Former name if applicable                                                                                                                                               

                                   2900 Wilcrest Drive, Suite 205
Address of principal executive office (STREET AND NUMBER)

City, state and zip code           Houston, TX  77042                                                                                   

                                     PART II
                             RULE 12B-25(b) AND (c)

     If the subject  report could not be filed  without  unreasonable  effort or
expense  and  the  registrant  seeks  relief  pursuant  to Rule  12b-25(b),  the
following should be completed. (Check appropriate box.)

[X]  (a)  The reasons  described in  reasonable  detail in Part III of this form
     could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense;

[X]  (b)  The subject annual report,  semi-annual  report,  transition report on
     Form 10-K, 20-F, 11-K or Form N-SAR, or portion thereof will be filed on or
     before the 15th  calendar day  following  the  prescribed  due date; or the
     subject  quarterly  report or  transition  report on Form 10-Q,  or portion
     thereof  will be filed on or before the fifth  calendar day  following  the
     prescribed due date; and

[  ] (c)  The accountant's statement or other exhibit required by Rule 12b-25(c)
     has been attached if applicable.

                                    PART III

     State below in  reasonable  detail the reasons why Form 10-K,  11-K,  20-F,
10-Q,  N-SAR or the transition  report portion thereof could not be filed within
the prescribed time period. (Attach extra sheets if needed.)

     The  Registrant was unable to file the Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June
30,  2005 (the  "Report")  without  unreasonable  effort or  expense  due to the
related delays in gathering  information for inclusion in the Report  associated

                                     PART IV
                                OTHER INFORMATION

     (1)  Name and  telephone  number  of person  to  contact  in regard to this

  Robert D. Peltier                  (713)                 783-8200                            
      (Name)                       (Area Code)         (Telephone number)

     (2)  Have all other periodic  reports required under Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities  Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the Investment Company Act
of 1940  during the  preceding  12 months or for such  shorter  period  that the
registrant was required to file such report(s) been filed?  If the answer is no,
identify report(s). 

                                                                  [X] Yes [ ] No

     (3)  Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations
from the corresponding  period for the last fiscal year will be reflected by the
earnings statements to be included in the subject report or portion thereof?

                                                                  [ ] Yes [X] No

     If so: attach an explanation of the anticipated  change,  both  narratively
and  quantitatively,  and, if  appropriate,  state the reasons why a  reasonable
estimate of the results cannot be made.

                            Tidel Technologies, Inc.
                  (Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

Has  caused  this  notification  to be signed on its  behalf by the  undersigned
hereunto duly authorized.

Date    August 15, 2005                 /s/ Robert D. Peltier                                                                                                               
     -----------------------           -----------------------------------------
                                       Name: Robert D. Peltier
                                       Title: Chief Financial Officer

          INSTRUCTION.  The form may be signed by an  executive  officer  of the
     registrant  or by any other duly  authorized  representative.  The name and
     title of the person signing the form shall be typed or printed  beneath the
     signature.  If the  statement is signed on behalf of the  registrant  by an
     authorized  representative  (other than an executive officer),  evidence of
     the representative's authority to sign on behalf of the registrant shall be
     filed with the form.


     Intentional  misstatements or omissions of fact constitute Federal criminal
     violations. (See 18 U.S.C. 1001).