You can obtain this licence by completing a "Tow Truck Licence Application (F4644)" and submitting it to a Department of Transport and Main Roads Customer Service Centre. For locations of Customer Service Centres please ring 13 23 80 or visit the department's website at www.tmr.qld.gov.au.
You must submit the following documents with the application:
vehicle registration and inspection certificates
proof of registration/incorporation (of the business name or company).
Your criminal history will also be checked.
Required after applying but before approval is granted:
your holding yard will be inspected
you must have council approval for use of the premises as a holding yard
criminal history check.
The vehicle you will be using must be appropriately registered and equipment, markings and loading must meet requirements.
Your business premises, holding yards and tow trucks must be inspected
by a Transport Inspector before your application can be processed. To
organise an inspection you should contact the nearest Department of
Transport and Main Roads Compliance Office.
You must have the following ready at the time of inspection:
the business premises
- holding yards and tow trucks
your proof of ownership or the lease agreement for the business premises and the holding yards
your proof of town planning approval from the local authority.