Private health facility approval - Queensland


You will need this licence if you intend to build a new private health facility (e.g. 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
  • provided with prescribed services or treatments.

Once you have completed construction, you will then need to apply for a licence to operate the facility.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible you must:

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


Approvals remain in force for not more than 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
Apply Application All

You can find the current fees here.


Other resources


This licence can be transferred.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Private Health Regulation

Chief Health Officer Branch

Queensland Health

Operating address: Level 3
15 Butterfield Street
Herston, Queensland 4006
Mailing address: PO BOX 2368
Fortitude Valley BC, Queensland 4006
Phone: 07 3708 5325