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Security industry forms and fees

Licence applications

Other licence form and fees

Renewing and restoring

    Application for renewal or restoration of a licence

    Form 5

    Fill out this form to renew or restore your security provider licence.

    Please note: You cannot download this form. We will send it to you 4–6 weeks before your expiry date. Please contact us if you need a new copy.

    When you receive your security provider (individual) renewal form you can complete it online.

    Individual fees

    Class 1

    Single function

    • $148.50 for 1 year (renewal)
    • $445.40 for 3 years (renewal)

    Multiple function

    • $190.00 for 1 year (renewal)
    • $570.00 for 3 years (renewal)

    Class 2

    Single function

    • $90.20 for 1 year (renewal)
    • $267.20 for 3 years (renewal)

    Multiple function

    • $115.20 for 1 year (renewal)
    • $344.60 for 3 years (renewal)

    Security firm fees

    Class 1

    • $760.10 for 1 year (renewal)
    • $2,280.30 for 3 years (renewal)

    Class 2

    • $457.30 for 1 year (renewal)
    • $1,366.00 for 3 years (renewal)

    Class 1 and Class 2

    • $979.80 for 1 year (renewal)
    • $2,927.00 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: $45.70

    Fee for replacement of security licence with one (1) licence class: $32.05

    Fee for replacement of security firms licence: $72.40

    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: $78.35

Applying for mutual recognition

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:  $18.35

Do it online

Some Fair Trading services are now online. Access our online forms.

Last updated
22 September 2017
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