Private health facility licence - Queensland


You will need this licence to operate a private health facility (e.g. day hospital or a private hospital).

Private health facilities are places where patients are provided with:

  • medical, surgical or other prescribed treatment and then discharged
  • prescribed services or treatments.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence, you must:

  • be a suitable person
  • ensure the private health facility and the health services provided at the facility, comply with the relevant standards.


Up to 3 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You can find the current fees here.

Other resources

Transfer process


You will need to transfer your licence if your private health facility is sold to another entity, or if there is any change to the licensee of the facility.

Approval time

At least 60 days before the proposed commencement of services

Administering agency

Queensland Health

Chief Health Officer Branch

Private Health Regulation

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.