Approval to Operate as a Workers' Compensation Insurance Office - Western Australia

Description

You will require this approval if you are an insurance company and intend to offer Workers' Compensation Insurance to businesses in Western Australia. Workers' Compensation Insurers assess claims made by workers and issue and renew insurance policies in order to indemnify employers from paying compensation to employees regarding workplace injuries.

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 approval you must:

  • have sufficient financial and material resources available in order to meet its responsibilities
  • maintain an office in Western Australia
  • be able to provide a standard of service to employers and workers that the Agency considers satisfactory
  • complete the required forms
  • pay the prescribed fees.

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

Duration

5 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application to Operate as a Workers' Compensation Insurance Office - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Approved Insurers Performance Indicators - PDF

Act(s) name

Workers' Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 WA

Regulation(s) name

Workers' Compensation and Injury Management Regulations 1982 WA

Administering agency

WorkCover Western Australia

Contact details

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

Enquiries

WorkCover Western Australia

Operating address: 2 Bedbrook Place
Shenton Park
Western Australia 6008
Phone: 08 93885555
Phone: 1300794744
Fax: 08 93885550
Email: postmaster@workcover.wa.gov.au