Dangerous Goods Vehicle Licence - Queensland

Description

This licence is required for all vehicles that are transporting dangerous goods by road in a receptacle with a capacity of more than 500 litres or 500 kilograms.

A vehicle licence is not required when the dangerous goods are in an Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC), and the IBC is not packed or unpacked on the vehicle and the total capacity of the IBC is not more than 3000 litres.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements


The vehicle must be registered in Queensland and have the current Department of Transport and Main Roads inspection requirements for that type of vehicle.

Duration

A Dangerous goods vehicle licencee is issued for 1 year.

Fees

Common Fees details for this service in table format.

Type Amount Description
Application $138.85

Vehicles greater than 8 tonnes

Application $69.30

Vehicles less than or equal to 8 tonnes

Renewal $138.85

Vehicles greater than 8 tonnes

Renewal $69.30

Vehicles less than or equal to 8 tonnes

Act(s) name

Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 QLD

Regulation(s) name

Transport Operations (Road Use Management-Dangerous Goods) Regulation 2008 QLD

Application process

You can obtain this licence by completing the approved form 'Dangerous goods vehicle licence applicaton' (F2259), paying the prescribed fee per vehicle, and submitting it together with evidence of your identity to a transport and motoring customer service centre.

Transfer

You cannot transfer this licence.

Additional information

Persons driving a vehicle transporting dangerous goods by road in a receptacle with a capacity of more than 500L/or more than 500kg, must also hold a current 'Dangerous goods driver licence'.

You must complete a 'Dangerous goods vehicle licence application' (F2259) to notify the department whenever changes occur to:

  • the number of vehicles attached to the licence (for example, add or remove vehicles); and/or
  • the registration details of vehicles attached to the licence; and/or
  • your business/postal or residential address details; and/or
  • your personal or business name.

If you sell the business, the licence label/s must be removed from the vehicle/s and destroy the label/s and notify the department of the disposal.  The new proprietor must apply for a new licence. The vehicle must not be used to transport dangerous goods until a new licence is obtained.

You can obtain additional information about transporting dangerous goods in Queensland on the Business Queensland website.

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.

Transport Regulation Branch

Customer Services, Safety and Regulation Division

Department of Transport and Main Roads

Phone: 13 23 80
Website: Transport and motoring customer service centres (Opens in new window)