Gaming Operator Certificate - Western Australia


You will need this certificate if you intend to operate gaming activities. Certificate holders undertake activities such as:

  • participating in gaming
  • 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.

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 old
  • be of good character and considered a fit and proper person
  • have experience and knowledge of the approved games and procedures
  • hold a current National Police Certificate.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $260.50

Regular certificate fee. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All $158.00

Fee for certificate relating to:

  • multiple bingo
  • simultaneous bingo
  • assisting in the conduct of bingo for hire or reward

Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Gaming and Wagering Commission Act 1987 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Gaming and Wagering Commission Regulations 1988 Western Australia

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:


Racing, Gaming and Liquor

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

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