General Auctioneer's Licence - Western Australia

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to act as a general auctioneer. Auctioneers are people who sell or offer for sale or resale properties or other items by way of auction. You can apply for this licence as an individual, firm or corporation. The classes of businesses that this licence allows you to deal in include:

  • land
  • motor vehicles
  • wool
  • livestock
  • second hand items
  • any other specified kind of commodity determined by the Agency.

If you intend to only deal in one class of business in a specific area in Western Australia, you can apply for a restricted auctioneer's licence instead of this licence.

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 for this licence you must:

  • obtain three character references
  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a fit and proper person.

Duration

Not less than 12 months

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $592.00

Fees for 2021-22

General Duplicate Certificate All $1.70

Fees for 2021-22

Transfer Transfer All $55.50

Fees for 2021-22

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a General Auctioneer's Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Auction Sales Act 1973 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Auction Sales Regulations 1974 Western Australia

Application process

Apply

Your licence will need to be granted by a magistrate and issued by a local clerk of court. You can find a list of magistrate court locations and contacts here.

Approval time

Not less than 35 days after making application

Administering agency

Department of Justice

Magistrates Court

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:

Enquiries

Magistrates Court

Department of Justice

Western Australia
Mailing address: 501 Hay Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Phone: 08 9425 2222
Website: Magistrates Court of Western Australia (Opens in new window)