Approval of Premises as an Approved Inspection Station - Queensland


You require this approval for mechanical workshops to issue safety certificates or certificates of inspection on second hand vehicles.  A motor vehicle which is owned by the individual/company may also be approved as a mobile AIS motor vehicle attached to the fixed premises.

Service type


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

Eligibility Requirements

Your proposed AIS must nominate at least one approved examiner and one nominee.  This can be the same person.  The applicant must have suitable premises and equipment.

Refer to the Business Rules for Approved Inspection Stations for further requirement information.


This approval will remain in effect for 12 months.


Approved Inspection Station Scheme fee information is available from

Additional Information


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Administering agency

Department of Transport and Main Roads

Customer Services, Safety and Regulation Division

Transport Regulation Branch

Contact details

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Call Centre

Phone: 13 23 80