General Auctioneer's Licence - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to carry out a business or conduct services as an auctioneer. Auctioneers are people who sell or offer for sale or resale properties or other items by way of auction. You can apply for this licence as an individual, firm or corporation. The classes of businesses that this licence allows you to deal in include:

  • Land
  • Motor vehicles
  • Wool
  • Livestock
  • Second hand items
  • Any other specified kind of commodity determined by the Agency.

If you intend on only dealing in specific areas in Western Australia and one class of business, you can apply for a restricted licence instead of this licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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; and
  • Pay the prescribed fee.

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

Duration

12 months.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$179.00
TransferTransfer$49.54
GeneralDuplicate Certificate$1.67

Forms

 Resources
Apply

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

Approval time

Not less than 35 days after making application.

Administering agency

Department of the Attorney General
Court and Tribunal Services
Magistrates Court

Act(s) name

Auction Sales Act 1973 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Auction Sales Regulations 1974 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries, Registrar
Department of the Attorney General
Court and Tribunal Services
Magistrates Court

Operating address:
501 Hay St
Perth
Western Australia 6000

Phone:

08 9425 2222

Fax:

08 9425 2377

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