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Apply for PQC registration

Minimum requirements for PQC registration

Listed below are the minimum requirements for PQC registration. You must meet all of the below criteria to be able to apply for prequalification on the PQC database.
  1. The applicant must have an ABN that is registered for GST.
  2. The applicant must hold Professional Indemnity insurance with a minimum insured amount of $1 million per claim.
  3. The applicant must hold Public Liability insurance with a minimum insured amount of $5 million per claim.
  4. The applicant or any employee must be appropriately licensed or qualified (through the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC), Board of Professional Engineers Queensland (BPEQ) etc) to carry out the services in your area of practice in Queensland.

Apply for registration

Before you start the application process, you will need the following information to be able to complete your application for prequalification:
  • ABN (registered for GST) and ACN (where applicable) details.
  • Average Turnover for the past 2 financial years.
  • Licence or qualification details (e.g. QBCC, BOAQ, BPEQ).
  • Insurance certificates (e.g. Workcover, Professional Indemnity, Public Liability).
  • Management System certificates if applicable (e.g QMS, Environmental - refer to section 3.7 and 3.8 of the Consultant PQC Application Guide for certification requirements).
  • Details of previously completed projects (within the last 3 years) with referee details.
To apply for prequalification, you are required to carefully read, complete and submit the application forms to the Prequalification (PQC) Registrar. 

A Consultant PQC Application Guide (PDF, 350KB) is available to help you complete the application forms.

Completed applications

All completed and signed applications should be emailed or mailed to:
PQC Registrar
Department of Housing and Public Works
GPO Box 2457
Brisbane Qld 4001

More information

For more information, or help with completing forms, please contact us on 1800 072 621 or

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