Liquor manager approval - Queensland


You will need this approval if you intend to manage premises that sells or supplies liquor. You will be responsible for ensuring that liquor is supplied or possessed on the premises in accordance with the authority conferred by the licence or permit.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible as an approved manager, you must:

  • be over 18 years of age
  • hold a current approved responsible management of licensed venues (RMLV) certificate
  • not be a licensee.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

RMLV certificates are only valid for three years from date of issue. You will need to ensure that your certificate remains current.


Five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $572.50

New 5-year approval. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $572.50

Fees for 2023-24

Application process


There are two different ways to apply to become an approved manager:

  1. Complete the online form
  2. Complete Form 82: Application for liquor and gaming individual employees.


An approval cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Attorney-General

Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation

Licensing Division

Contact details

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