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Apply to register plant or renew registration

There are 2 ways of submitting an application for plant that requires registration:

Electronic lodgement

You can lodge your application form electronically.

You will need to lodge a separate form for each item of plant to be registered.

Paper lodgement

Form 8 - Application for registration of registrable plant (PDF, 429KB) can be completed manually.

Send the original completed form to the Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) address indicated on the form and keep a copy for your own records.

You will need to lodge a separate form for each item of plant to be registered.

Application process

  • Upon receipt and processing of your application an assessment of fees due will be calculated.
  • An invoice requesting payment will be sent to you.
  • Upon receipt and processing of payment, a certificate of registration will be sent to you as the person with management or control of the plant.
  • Registration is valid until 31 January of the following year.
  • WHSQ will send out an application form for renewal before expiry of the registration.

Renewal of registration

Plant registration requires yearly renewal. Renewals are due on 31 January each year. WHSQ will send an application form for renewal of registration before this date.

An application for renewal of registration of registrable plant can also be completed electronically online, however payments cannot be made online through this process.

An invoice for the renewal fee will be sent to applicants for applications submitted in hard copy or electronically. Applicants can then choose one of the 4 payment options listed on the renewal notice.


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