Application for Brothel Licence - Queensland


Holding a brothel licence authorises you, as the holder, to operate a brothel at the premises stated in your licence, subject to the Sustainable Planning Act 2009.

Service type


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

Eligibility Requirements

As an applicant you must not be ineligible in terms of Sections 8 and 16 of the Prostitution Act 1999. You must also be a suitable person to operate a licensed brothel, in accordance with Section 17 of the Act.


This licence will remain in effect for three years.


You can obtain information on fees from the Prostitution Licensing Authority.


You cannot transfer this licence.

Additional Information

Information regarding the fee structure is available from the Prostitution Licensing Authority website.


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Administering agency

Attorney General and Minister for Justice

Prostitution Licensing Authority

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Operating address: Level 3, 5 Gardner Close
Queensland 4064
Mailing address: GPO Box 3196
Queensland 4001
Phone: 0738589500
Fax: 0738763641
Website: Prostitution Licensing Authority (Opens in new window)