Individuals and companies in the security industry must be licensed to work in Queensland.
Details of licence types, eligibility criteria and how to apply for a licence in the security industry.
The process to change your licence details, renew or surrender your licence, or apply for mutual recognition of your interstate or New Zealand licence.
Search our free online licensing register to check that your security provider is properly licensed.
Information on security industry association membership, fingerprinting, inspections, restricted licences, registers, identification requirements and carrying weapons.
Breaches and penalties
There are severe penalties for breaking the law and operating unlicensed in the security industry.
Security industry forms
Licence application forms.
- Security Providers (Crowd Controller Code of Practice) Regulation 2008
- Security Providers (Security Firm Code of Practice) Regulation 2008
- Security Providers (Security Officer - Licensed Premises - Code of Practice) Regulation 2008.
Last reviewed 06/06/2013