Approved person scheme - Queensland


Approved person accreditation is required for the certification of vehicle modifications.

To become an approved person you must have the appropriate qualifications, experience and equipment as required by the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR).

Service type


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

Eligibility Requirements

To become an AP, you must:

  • have the required formal qualifications relevant to the individual modification code/s you are applying for
  • have the required experience, equipment and technical knowledge
  • if you do not hold formal tradesman's qualifications you must provide a trade level qualification from a Registered Training Organisation (RTO).



Approved person accreditation is issued for up to 3 years. You are responsible for ensuring that your accreditation is current at all times whilst undertaking the role of an AP. 


Common Fees details for this service in table format.

Type Amount Description
Application $42.45

Criminal History Check

Miscellaneous -

All new applicants are required to pay a fee to one of our customer service centres (CSC) or a Queensland Government Agent Program (QGAP) office and the department will carry out a Police criminal history check (CHC) for the person.  (A Police Certificate submitted by the applicant is not acceptable).


The approved person accreditation is not transferable.

Administering agency

Department of Transport and Main Roads

Customer Services, Safety and Regulation Division

Transport Regulation Branch

Contact details

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

AP Administrator

Mailing address: PO Box 673
Queensland 4006
Phone: 07 3066 2308
Fax: 07 3066 2455
Website: Department of Transport and Main Roads (Opens in new window)