Exploration permit - Queensland


You will need this licence if you intend to conduct exploration activity for petroleum or gas in Queensland.

Please contact the agency for more information.

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 permit you will need to meet a range of requirements outlined by the Agency, including your technical qualifications, financial resources and proposals for work and expenditure.

An appropriate resource authority is also required before you can conduct any exploration or production activity for petroleum and gas in Queensland.

You will also need the appropriate environmental authority and any native title requirements addressed before an authority can be granted.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please contact the administering agency for information on fees to be submitted.

Transfer process


An exploration permit may be transfered.

Administering agency

Department of Resources

Contact details

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