Restricted Asbestos Removal Licence - Western Australia

Service summary

You may require this licence if you intend to undertake any work that will involve the removal of non-friable asbestos or asbestos-containing materials. This licence will authorise you to remove bonded (non-friable) asbestos in amounts exceeding 10 square metres in total, but not friable asbestos.

If you intend to remove all forms of asbestos (both friable and non-friable), you should instead apply for an unrestricted asbestos licence.

If you intend to remove only bonded (non-friable) asbestos less than 10 square metres in total, you do not require a licence.

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:

  • complete an approved Restricted Asbestos Removal Licence training course with a Registered Training Organisation
  • satisfy the Agency that you are able to do asbestos work involving non-friable asbestos-containing material in a safe and proper manner
  • be a fit and proper person to hold the licence
  • submit the required form
  • pay the required fee.

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



3 years from the date the licence was granted.



Administering agency

Department of Commerce
WorkSafe Western Australia

Act(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer, Business Service Centre
Department of Commerce
WorkSafe Western Australia

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


08 6251 2200


1300 307 877


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