Licence to transport radioactive substances - Queensland


You may need this licence if you transport radioactive substances. This licence allows you to transport any radioactive substance by road, rail, air or sea.

You can contact the agency using 'pre-application technical advice' to get advice specific to your situation or purpose.

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 licence, you must:

  • complete the relevant training
  • be a suitable person to hold the licence
  • prepare a radiation protection program
  • obtain a security and criminal history check.


Up to three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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You can find the current fees here.


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
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Application process


Additional documentation will be necessary. Please discuss your proposed application with the agency prior to submitting your application. It is recommended that you seek the advice of the agency before preparing your application.

Administering agency

Queensland Health

Health Protection Branch

Radiation Health Unit

Contact details

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