Building and Construction (Portable Long Service Leave) employer registration - Queensland


You will need to register with QLeave if you employ eligible workers in the building and construction industry in Queensland.

Portable long service leave allows an eligible worker who works in the building and construction industry, to count service in the industry towards gaining a long service leave entitlement, regardless of the number of employers for whom the work was carried out.

Service type


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


This registration remains in effect until cancelled by applicant.


No fees are payable for this registration. The Scheme is funded by a levy on building and construction work performed in Queensland, where the total cost of work is $150,000 (excluding GST) or more.


Application process

You can complete your employer registration online at or download the registration form from the site.


This registration cannot be transferred.

Additional information

The Portable Long Service Leave Scheme provides an equitable and efficient system of portability of long service leave for workers in the building and construction industry.

Penalties apply if an employer of an eligible worker in the building and construction industry does not submit this registration form.

Books and records must be kept and a Worker Service Return (certificate of service) form must be completed for each eligible worker at the end of each financial year or at time of termination of the contract for service, whichever occurs first. Registered employers may complete their Worker Service Return online by visiting the QLeave website.

Administering agency


Contact details

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Client Services Officer


Operating address: Suite 8, Level 4, Lutwyche City
543 Lutwyche Road
Lutwyche Queensland 4030
Mailing address: PO BOX 512
Lutwyche, Queensland 4030
Phone: 1800 803 491
Phone: 07 3212 6811
Website: QLeave (Opens in new window)