Pest management technician's licence - Queensland


You require this licence to undertake pest control or fumigation activities. It is not required if you operate as a trainee supervised by a licensed pest management technician.

Service type


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


This licence remains in effect for up to five years.

Act(s) name

Pest Management Act 2001 QLD


You cannot transfer this licence.

Additional information

Queensland Health offers pest management technicians advice to protect personal and public safety and ensure that operators are adequately trained and qualified.

The agency provides:

  • licensing forms and advice about applying for a licence (see Pest management licensing information)
  • inspection of equipment, vehicle operational procedures and labelling of containers
  • sampling of pesticides
  • investigation of accidents
  • responses to public inquiries and complaints.


Administering agency

Queensland Health

Chief Health Officer Branch

Environmental Hazards

Contact details

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


Public Health Regulation and Licensing

Queensland Health

Mailing address: PO Box 2368
Fortitude Valley
Queensland 4006
Phone: 07 3328 9310
Website: Public Health Units contact details (Opens in new window)