Lottery key person licence - Queensland


You will need this licence if you are a key employee of an organisation licensed to conduct lotteries throughout Queensland. A key employee is a person who does any of the following:

  • occupies or acts in a managerial position or carries out managerial functions in relation to the primary licensee's operations
  • can affect or significantly influence the operations conducted under the primary licence
  • works for a lottery operator in a position designated as a key position.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To apply for a lottery key person licence, you must:

  • be 18 or over
  • send a letter from a primary licensee to the Executive Director, Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR) stating they intend to employ you as a key employee subject to you being issued with a key person licence
  • agree to have your fingerprints taken - you will be contacted by OLGR during the application process to arrange a suitable time and place.


A lottery key person licence is valid from the date of issue until one year after you cease employment as a key employee.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $600.10

Fees for 2023-24

Application process


You can apply online or using hard copy Form 82.

The online form gives you 24-hour access to upload the required documents and pay the prescribed fees. Otherwise, you can mail the hard copy Form 82 to OLGR.

You must provide 2 identical, colour, passport-size photos of yourself with your completed application. The photos must meet the following requirements:

  • They must not be more than 6 months old.
  • They must be taken against a plain, light-coloured background (e.g. cream, pale blue or white).
  • They must be approximately 35mm wide x 45mm high (passport size).
  • They must display a full view of head and shoulders without any head-covering - if you wear a head-covering for religious reasons, we will accept a photo of you wearing it, but your facial features must be clearly shown.
  •  If you normally wear glasses, you should wear them in the photo; however, tinted glasses are not acceptable.

Photos can be submitted by email, but, if you are sending them by post, you cannot send scanned photos.


This licence 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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