Traffic controller accreditation - Queensland


An accredited traffic controller is authorised to control traffic at road worksites and other events where a road closure or a part road closure is necessary.

Service type


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


The accreditation will remain in effect for three years.


Application process

You can obtain this accreditation by completing a 'Traffic controller accreditation application' (F4115) and submitting it to a Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) Customer Service Centre or lodge it online (new applications only).

You must submit the following with your application:

Standard evidence of identity (EOI)

  • Queensland driver licence or Queensland Smartcard current or expired by less than 2 years, or
  • 3 evidence of identity documents (1 category A document, 1 category B document and 1 document from either category with the applicant's signature).

Your criminal and traffic history will be checked.

To apply for traffic controller accreditation you must:

  • be an individual (not a company or business)
  • complete an approved traffic controller training course delivered by a registered training provider
  • complete the Traffic controller accreditation application (F4115)
  • satisfy certain medical fitness and suitability criteria
  • provide evidence of having held an Australian or foreign open or provisional driver licence (but not a learner licence) within the last 5 years
  • pay the appropriate fee.

Transfer process

This accreditation cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Department of Transport and Main Roads

Customer Services, Safety and Regulation Division

Transport Regulation Branch

Contact details

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Transport Regulation Branch

Customer Services, Safety and Regulation Division

Department of Transport and Main Roads

Operating address: Customer Service Centre
Phone: 13 23 80
Website: Department of Transport and Main Roads (Opens in new window)