Debt Collector's Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to collect, request or demand payment of debts on behalf of other persons.

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 licence you must be:

  • at least 21 years old
  • a fit and proper person
  • of good character and repute.

If you have been granted a licence, you will need to pay a fidelity bond before you will be issued your licence.


Three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Company, Sole Trader -

Fidelity bond:

  • individual - $6,000
  • company - $10,000

Fees for 2024-25

Apply Licence Company, Sole Trader $2525.35

Fees for 2024-25

General Duplicate Certificate Company, Sole Trader $34.60

Fees for 2024-25

Renew Renewal Company, Sole Trader $2525.35

Fees for 2024-25

Transfer Transfer Company, Sole Trader $397.00

Fees for 2024-25

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply Company, Sole Trader Application for Discharge of Surety and Statutory Declaration of No Receipt of Trust Funds - Debt Collectors (Opens in new window)
Comply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Mutual Recognition (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Debt Collectors Licensing Act 1964 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Debt Collectors Licensing Regulations 1964 Western Australia


You may apply for your licence to be transferred to another person who is qualified to hold the licence.

Administering agency

Department of Energy, 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.