Security licence (organisation) - Queensland


You will need this licence if you intend to operate a security organisation which employs security guards who are required to possess weapons whilst performing their duties.

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 at least 18 years old
  • have a genuine reason for needing a weapons licence
  • reside only in Queensland
  • be a fit and proper person
  • have completed an approved safety course in weapons safety
  • have a safe and secure place to store a weapon.


Up to one year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $426.05 Fees for 2021-22
Renew Renewal All $426.05

Fees for 2021-22


You can transfer this licence. In the case where you sell the business, the licence may be transferred to the new proprietor if they are a fit and proper person and they comply with the appropriate Section of the Act. The purchaser must be a person to whom the licence would have been issued. All information required for the original application must be submitted.

Administering agency

Queensland Police Service

Weapons Licensing

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:

Weapons Licensing

Queensland Police Service

Mailing address: GPO Box 892
Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3015 7777
Contact us website: Weapons Licensing Question (Enquiry) Form (Opens in new window)