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Security industry forms and fees

Licence applications

Mutual recognition

Use these forms to transfer to a Queensland licence.


In certain circumstances individuals or security firms may be able to apply for a temporary permit to work in Queensland. If you believe that you may be eligible to hold a temporary permit, please contact the Office of Fair Trading on 3008 5802 for information, forms and fees.

Other fees

  • Applying to replace a licence

    You can apply online or contact us by writing a letter or email as soon as you notice that your licence is lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed.

    Please note that security officer is one class of licence (e.g. If you hold an unarmed security officer licence and monitoring security officer licence, this is only one class of licence).

    Fee for replacement of security licence with two (2) or more classes: $44.15

    Fee for replacement of security licence with one (1) licence class: $30.95

    Fee for replacement of security firms licence: $69.95

    If you are unsure what fee you should be paying for a replacement licence, please contact the Industry Licensing Unit on 13 QGOV (13 74 68).

  • Request that we change or remove licence conditions

    If you have a conditioned security licence, you may request that we change or remove conditions. You need to put this request in writing and include all relevant documentation.

    There is no form to fill out.

    Please write a letter or email.

    Fee: $75.70

  • Request a licence extract

    We keep a public register of all licensed security industry employees and firms. The free online register is for your information only and cannot be used as evidence in legal proceedings.

    You can search this register online for free. If you need a record of your search, you can request an extract online or by contacting us.

    Fee:  $17.75

Last updated
28 July 2016

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