Building Contractor Registration - Western Australia

Description

You will require this registration if you operate a business as a builder and intend to contract with customers to provide building work. Building work is work that requires a building permit, is valued over $20,000 and is within designated areas of the state.

You may apply as a company, partnership, or individual. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to obtain this registration you must:

  • have arrangements in place to ensure that building services to be carried out will be managed and supervised in a proficient manner
  • ensure that all operators named are fit and proper persons to apply
  • have sufficient resources to meet your financial obligations
  • submit the required forms
  • pay any required fees.

If you are registering as a company or a partnership, you must nominate an individual as a supervisor who holds a building practitioner registration. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

3 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $224.00

Application for registration as building contractor (individual).

Apply Application All $368.00

Application for registration as building contractor (partnership or company).

Apply Licence All $1447.00

Registration fee for building contractor (partnership) (3 years).

Apply Licence All $431.00

Registration fee for building contractor (individual) (3 years).

Apply Licence All $3136.75

Registration fee for building contractor (company) (3 years).

Other resources

Act(s) name

Building Services (Registration) Act 2011 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Building Services (Registration) Regulations 2011 Western Australia

Application process

Apply

The registration and applications fees must be paid at the time of lodging an application with the Board. If your application is unsuccessful the registration fee will automatically be refunded and posted to the address specified on the application form. The Board will write to you regarding the outcome of your application.

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 General Enquiries

Building and Energy

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

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
Fax: 08 6251 1501
Email: be.info@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Building and Energy (Opens in new window)