Approved person accreditation - Queensland

Description

You will need this accreditation if you intend to inspect and certify complex modifications to light and / or heavy vehicles.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for accreditation, you must:

  • hold the required formal qualifications relevant to the individual modification code/s you are applying for
  • have at least five years industry experience (within Australia) in the manufacture, maintenance and modification of vehicles
  • be a suitable person - you will be subject to a criminal history check.

Duration

Up to three years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $47.65

Fees for 2022-23

Apply Application All - You can find the current fees here.

Application process

Apply

Queensland residents

If you live in Queensland and you want to apply to become an approved person, you need to:

  • complete an approved person application
  • attach to your application copies of your qualifications and evidence of industry experience and any supporting documents (if applicable)
  • attend one of our transport and motoring service centres or Queensland Government Agency Program (QGAP) offices and provide evidence of identity and pay the application fee.

Once you have paid your application fee, lodge your application directly with the Approved Person Scheme Administrator either by email or post.

Interstate residents

If you live outside of Queensland (except WA and NT) you are not eligible to apply to become an approved person for heavy vehicle modification codes covered by the Vehicle Standards Bulletin 6 (VSB6): National Code of Practice for Heavy Vehicle Modifications. However, you can apply for the Queensland-specific heavy vehicle modification code S10 - Concessional livestock loading - vehicle rating, which falls outside of VSB6.

If you live outside of Queensland and you want to apply to become an approved person, you need to:

  • complete an approved person application
  • attach to your application copies of your qualifications, evidence of industry experience, certified copies of documents meeting the evidence of identity requirements for individuals and any supporting documents (if applicable)
  • pay the application fee (cheque or money order only, do not send cash)
  • post these documents (including your cheque or money order).

Transfer process

Transfer

This accreditation cannot be transferred.

Approval time

Up to four weeks

Administering agency

Department of Transport and Main Roads

Customer Services, Safety and Regulation Division

Transport Regulation Branch

Contact details

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