Approval as a Self-Insurer - Western Australia


You will need this approval if you intend to operate as a self-insurer. Self-insurers are employers who manage workers' compensation claims for their workers.

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 approval, you must:

  • have sufficient material and financial resources in Western Australia to fulfil legal obligations
  • provide to the WorkCover Australia Authority security in the form of a financial undertaking.

Self-insurers have a range of administrative requirements to perform when processing claims made by workers. You will need to ensure that you fulfil these requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Act(s) name

Workers' Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Workers' Compensation and Injury Management Regulations 1982 Western Australia

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.