Approval of an Electrical Appliance - Western Australia


You will need this approval if you intend to manufacture, sell or hire out an electrical appliance. An electrical appliance is an appliance fitting, wire, or other apparatus or material intended or designed for use in or in connection to any electrical installation.

Certain types of electrical appliance cannot be sold or hired unless they have been approved by the agency, and stamped and labelled in accordance with the regulations.

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 provide:

  • samples and information (including drawings, photographs and labels) relating to the electrical appliance as needed by the agency
  • a test report from a facility recognised by the agency setting out the compliance of your appliance with all relevant standards.

The testing of your electrical appliances / equipment will need to be carried out by appropriately qualified people who have undertaken the necessary training.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Act(s) name

Electricity Act 1945 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Electricity Regulations 1947 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Building and Energy

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:

Building and Energy General Queries

Building and Energy

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Western Australia
Operating address: Mason Bird Building
Level 1
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington, Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 100
East Perth, Western Australia 6892
Phone: 1300 489 099
Website: Building and Energy (Opens in new window)