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


You will need 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.

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:

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


5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Other resources

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.

Supporting information