Authorisation to Examine and Test Vehicles - Western Australia


You will need this authorisation if you intend to examine and test vehicles in Western Australia.

Vehicle owners may need to have their vehicles examined if they:

  • intend to register their vehicle in Western Australia
  • have received a defect notice for their vehicle (also known as a yellow sticker or work order)
  • have modified their vehicle (e.g. changed vehicle dimensions, engine, etc.)
  • need to have their vehicle examined annually (e.g. buses, regular passenger transport, and on-demand transport)

Only authorised examiners and members of the police force may examine a vehicle and issue a certificate of inspection.

The premises where the examination is carried out must be an approved inspection station.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

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


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Act(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Act 2012 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Regulations 2014 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Transport Services

Driver and Vehicle Services

Contact details

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