Animal Welfare Society Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence to operate as an animal welfare society that treats sick and injured animals. Animal welfare societies are solely engaged in the promotion of the welfare of animals.

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:

  • your organisation must be considered to be an animal welfare society
  • employ a registered veterinary surgeon
  • operate from a registered veterinary premises.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will need to display this licence and the name and qualifications of your employed veterinary surgeon in a prominent place.


Two years unless revoked


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $275.00

Fees for 2021-22

Renew Renewal All $220.00

Fees for 2021-22


Act(s) name

Veterinary Surgeons Act 1960 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Veterinary Surgeons Regulations 1979 Western Australia

Administering agency

Veterinary Surgeons' Board

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Veterinary Surgeons' Board

Western Australia
Operating address: Melville Professional Centre
Floor 1, Suite 1
275 Marmion Street
Melville, Western Australia 6156
Mailing address: PO BOX 1721
Melville, Western Australia 6156
Phone: 08 9317 2353
Website: Veterinary Surgeons' Board (Opens in new window)