Interim Auctioneer's Licence - Western Australia

Service summary

You may require this licence if you intend to temporarily act as an auctioneer on behalf of a licensed auctioneer. Applications for this licence are generally made when the licensed auctioneer is unable to work due to illness or other similar reasons. An application for an interim licence may be made by the:

  • licensed auctioneer
  • firm or corporation specified in the licence
  • person seeking to be granted the interim licence.

This licence permits you to act as an auctioneer for up to three months or as specified on the licence. This licence can be renewed. During this period, the licence of the auctioneer you are acting on behalf of is suspended.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • obtain three character references
  • be at least 18 years of age
  • be a fit and proper person
  • pay the prescribed fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


3 months.


GeneralDuplicate Certificate$1.70



Application for an Interim Auctioneer's Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of the Attorney General
Magistrates Court

Act(s) name

Auction Sales Act 1973 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Auction Sales Regulations 1974 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Department of the Attorney General
Magistrates Court

Mailing address:
501 Hay Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000

Contact us website:

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