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Security industry forms and fees

Licence applications

Other licence form and fees

Renewing

  • Application for renewal of a licence

    Form 5

    Fill out this form to renew your security provider licence.

    Please note: You cannot download this form.

    You can apply for an individual licence online or use the paper renewal form we will mail to you 4–6 weeks before your expiry date. Please contact us if you need a new copy.

    Note that firm licences are currently not able to be renewed online for any industry.

    Individual fees

    Class 1

    Single function

    • $153.70 for 1 year (renewal)
    • $461.00 for 3 years (renewal)

    Multiple function

    • $196.70 for 1 year (renewal)
    • $590.00 for 3 years (renewal)

    Class 2

    Single function

    • $93.35 for 1 year (renewal)
    • $276.60 for 3 years (renewal)

    Multiple function

    • $119.20 for 1 year (renewal)
    • $356.70 for 3 years (renewal)

    Security firm fees

    Class 1

    • $786.70 for 1 year (renewal)
    • $2,360.00 for 3 years (renewal)

    Class 2

    • $473.30 for 1 year (renewal)
    • $1,414.00 for 3 years (renewal)

    Class 1 and Class 2

    • $1,014.00 for 1 year (renewal)
    • $3,029.00 for 3 years (renewal)

Replacing a licence document

  • Applying to replace a licence or registration certificate

    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: $47.30

    Fee for replacement of security licence with one (1) licence class: $33.15

    Fee for replacement of security firms licence: $74.95

    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).

Changing your licence conditions

  • Request that we change or remove licence or registration certificate 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: $81.10

Applying for mutual recognition

Use these forms to transfer to a Queensland licence.

Permits

  • 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.

Requesting a licence extract

  • 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:  $19.00