Gaming Operator Certificate - Western Australia


You will require this certificate if you intend to conduct gaming or operate or handle gaming equipment in Western Australia. This certificate will allow you to undertake the following activities:

  • operating or handling any gaming equipment or instruments of gaming
  • calling the card in bingo
  • issuing, receiving or recording cash, cheques or tokens used in gaming
  • providing any other services related to the conduct of permitted gaming.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 certificate you must:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • provide details of previous experience and knowledge of the approved games and procedures
  • provide any other information required by the Agency
  • be of good character and considered a fit and proper person
  • submit to a National Police Certificate
  • submit the required forms
  • pay the required fees.

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



5 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $260.50

Regular certificate

Apply Application All $158.00

Certificate for assisting in the conduct of bingo for hire or reward

Act(s) name

Gaming and Wagering Commission Act 1987 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Gaming and Wagering Commission Regulations 1988 Western Australia

Lodgement process


Please accompany your application with a form of photographic identification.

Approval time

2 to 4 weeks.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Gaming and Wagering Commission

Racing, Gaming and Liquor

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Operating address: Gordon Stephenson House
Level 2
140 William Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: PO BOX 8349
Perth Bc, Western Australia 6849
Toll Free: 1800 634 541 Freecall for WA country callers only.
Phone: 08 6551 4888
Fax: 08 9325 1041
Website: Racing, Gaming and Liquor (Opens in new window)