Private health facility approval - Queensland


You will need this approval to build a new day hospital or a private hospital. Approval is required before you can commence building works for your new hospital or apply for a licence for the hospital.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

The agency will evaluate the:

  • financial capacity of the entity - individual or organisation - proposing to hold the licence
  • suitability of the individuals associated with the entity - reviewing their skills, knowledge and experience
  • design of the building - considering the type of hospital and services that will be provided. Your plans need to be reviewed by the Chief Health Officer as the concurrent agent for the Queensland Development Code: Mandatory Part 5 - Private Health Facilities before you submit them with your application.

The agency recommends you discuss your proposal with them before you apply.


Approvals are valid for 2 years. An application to extend the term of the approval by a further 2 years may be made.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You can find the current fees here.

Other resources

Administering agency

Queensland Health

Chief Health Officer Branch

Private Health Regulation

Contact details

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