Lottery key person - Queensland


A lottery key person is a key employee of the organisation licensed to conduct lotteries throughout Queensland who does any of the following:

  • occupies or acts in a managerial position or carries out managerial functions in relation to the primary licensee's operations
  • is able to affect or significantly influence the operations conducted under the primary licence
  • for a lottery employee of a lottery operator, occupies or acts in a position designated in the lottery operator's control system as a key position.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Must Have

If you are applying for a lottery key person licence you must:

  • be 18 years and over to apply for this licence
  • supply a letter of intent of employment from a primary licensee addressed to the Executive Director, Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR) stating they intend to employ you as a key employee subject to you being issued with a key person licence
  • agree to have your fingerprints taken - you will be contacted by OLGR during the application process to arrange a suitable time and place.


A lottery key person licence is valid for an indefinite period from the date of issue, however it expires one year after notification of cessation of employment.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $556.60

Application for lottery key person

Application process


You must submit the following to the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation:



You must provide two (2) identical colour passport sized photos of yourself with your completed application, that meet the following requirements:

  • Photos must not be more than six (6) months old.
  • Photos must be against a plain light coloured background (e.g. cream, pale blue or white).
  • Photos must be approximately 35mm wide x 45mm high (passport size).
  • Photos must display a full view of head and shoulders without any head-covering. If you wear a head-covering for religious reasons we will accept a photo of you wearing it; however, your facial features must be clearly shown.
  • If you normally wear glasses, you should do so in the photo; however, tinted glasses are not acceptable.

Photos can be submitted by email, if you are sending your photos by post you cannot send scanned copies.

  • Letter of intent of employment

Apply online

You can apply online using the application for liquor and gaming individual licences.

Sending documents by post

If you are unable to upload your documents or you prefer to send them by post, you must post all supporting documentation to:

The Executive Director
Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation
Locked Bag 180


This licence cannot be transferred.

Additional information

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Attorney-General

Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation

Licensing Division

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Licensing Division

Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation

Department of Justice and Attorney-General

Operating address: 63 George Street
Brisbane City, Queensland 4000
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 180
City East, Queensland 4002
Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Fax: 07 3738 8531