Motor Vehicle Repairer's Certificate - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this certification if you intend to carry out or supervise motor vehicle repair work, either as a business owner or as an employee. Repair work includes tasks such as:

  • examining motor vehicles
  • diagnosing and detecting faults
  • adjusting, servicing and maintaining motor vehicles
  • overhauling
  • replacing parts
  • painting.

You can only carry out or supervise repair work for the particular class of repairs for which you are qualified. You may apply for certification for more than one class of repair work if you hold the appropriate qualifications and these will be endorsed on your certificate.

You may not require this certificate if your work is being supervised by someone who is certified for the class of repairs you are carrying out. 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 certificate, you must:

  • hold a qualification (Certificate II or Certificate III) or Trade Certificate in your area of repair speciality or demonstrate experience in repairs
  • provide relevant documents and evidence to support your application
  • obtain a National Police Certificate
  • submit the required forms
  • pay the prescribed fees.

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



Ongoing. Your certificate will remain in force unless you are disqualified from holding a certificate, or you decide to surrender your certificate.


GeneralDuplicate Certificate$11.60



Please submit your application with the required fees.

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Consumer Protection

Act(s) name

Motor Vehicle Repairers Act 2003 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Motor Vehicle Repairers Regulations 2007 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries, Licensing Branch
Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Consumer Protection

Operating address:
Mason Bird Building
Level 1
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington, Western Australia 6107
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850


08 6251 2931


1300 304 064


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