Contract Cleaning Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) - employer registration - Queensland


You will need to register with QLeave if you engage one or more workers (including eligible "sole trader" contractors) to perform cleaning work for other people in Queensland.

Portable long service leave allows an eligible worker, who works in the contract cleaning 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.

Eligibility requirements

Application must be made in the approved form.


This registration remains in effect until the employer stops engaging workers to perform cleaning work in the contract cleaning. The registered employer may then, by notice, apply for cancellation of registration.


No fees are payable for this registration.

At the end of each financial quarter, the employer is liable to submit an employer return containing details of each eligible worker's ordinary wages, and pay a levy on all eligible workers' ordinary wages for the quarter to the Authority.


Task Business Structure Resources
Common All Employer Registration Application (Opens in new window)

Application process

You can download the Employer Application form from - Contract Cleaning Industry link.

You must apply to become a registered employer within 7 days after becoming an employer.

You may be required to give further information or documents relevant to the application or to verify information or documents that are part of the application.


This registration cannot be transferred.

Administering agency


Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

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: 07 3212 6811
Phone: 1800 675 819
Website: QLeave (Opens in new window)