Bingo Permit - Western Australia


You will need this permit if you intend to conduct games of bingo. There are 3 types of bingo permit:

  • senior citizen's permit - valid up to 12 months (only for senior citizens or pensioners organisations)
  • permit of a continuing nature - valid for up to 6 months
  • function permit - valid for a single event.

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 permit, you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a member of a sporting, community or charitable organisation raising funds for an approved purpose

If you intend to apply for a senior citizens' bingo permit, your organisation must be a bingo club that must be wholly or mainly composed of senior citizen's or pensioners.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $37.00

Continuing permit. Fees for 2023

Apply Application All $24.00

Single playing date. Fees for 2023

Apply Application All - Senior citizens' clubs do not need to pay any fees.

Act(s) name

Gaming and Wagering Commission Act 1987 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Gaming and Wagering Commission Regulations 1988 Western Australia

Approval time

Applications must be lodged at least 7 days before the proposed function / activity.

Administering agency

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Racing, Gaming and Liquor

Contact details

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