Approved operator approval - Queensland


Under the Liquor Act 1992, individuals and organisations that maintain and operate a database (capturing banning details and ID scanner information from networked liquor licensed premises) need an approval to operate in Queensland.

Service type


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


An approved operator approval remains in effect until surrendered or revoked.


Common Fees details for this service in table format.

Type Amount Description
Application $6290.00

Application for approved operator approval

Application $241.70

Change of executive officer/secretary for an approved operator

Regulation(s) name

Liquor Regulation 2002 QLD

Application process

To apply for a licence, submit the following to the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR):

  • Form 52: Application for an approved operator approval
  • Company probity form: Applicant for approved ID scanning systems
  • Personal probity form: Applicant for approved ID scanning systems (for an individual applicant, or for each company director, company secretary, chief executive officer, share holder and where applicable, each beneficiary (over 18) under a trust).


You must notify OLGR in writing if any of the following changes occur:

  • change of company name
  • change of shareholders
  • change of executive officer/secretary.

Transfer process

This licence cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Licensing Division

Contact details

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

Mailing address: Locked Bag 180
City East, Queensland 4002
Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Fax: 07 3872 0998