Private health facility approval - Queensland


You will need this approval to build a new private health facility. Private health facilities include private hospitals and day procedure centres.

Private health facilities are places where patients are provided with:

  • medical, surgical or other prescribed treatment and then discharged
  • prescribed services or treatments.

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 approval, you must:

  • be a suitable person
  • ensure the proposed facility and health services proposed by the facility comply with the relevant standards. 


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


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

Application process


You will need to apply for a licence to operate the facility after construction has been completed.

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.