Debt Collector's Licence - Western Australia

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to work as or perform the functions of a debt collector. Debt collectors carry on the business of collecting, requesting or demanding payment of debts on behalf of other persons. You can apply for a company licence or an individual licence.

Anyone who carries on the business of or in any way holds themselves out to be working as a debt collector or performing any of the functions of a debt collector is required to be licensed.

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

Eligibility criteria is outlined on the application form. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

3 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $801.70 1 year
Apply Application $1603.40 2 years
Apply Application $2405.10 3 years
General Duplicate Certificate $28.00 -
Renew Renewal $2405.10 -
Transfer Transfer $327.15 -

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply Company Application for a Debt Collector's Licence by a Company - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Application for the Grant / Renewal of Debt Collector's Licence: Proforma Reference - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply Sole Trader Application for a Debt Collector's Licence by an Individual - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Application for a Duplicate Debt Collector's Licence - PDF (Opens in new window)
Renew Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Application for Renewal for a Debt Collectors's Licence by an Indivdual - PDF (Opens in new window)
Transfer Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Application for Transfer of a Debt Collector's Licence - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Debt Collectors Licensing Act 1964 WA

Regulation(s) name

Debt Collectors Licensing Regulations 1964 WA

Application process

Apply

You must supply a testimonial as to your character signed by no less than 3 reputable persons.

Lodgement process

Apply

You must lodge two copies of your application.

Approval time

Not less than 7 days after making application.

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Consumer Protection

Contact details

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

Enquiries, Licensing Branch

Consumer Protection

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 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 304 064
Phone: 08 6251 2931
Email: cplicensing@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Consumer Protection (Opens in new window)