Human Artificial Fertilisation Practice Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to carry out an artificial fertilisation procedure. An artificial fertilisation procedure means any artificial insemination procedure, or in vitro fertilisation procedure.

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 a fit and proper person
  • be accredited to carry out reproductive technology by an approved organisation
  • establish that you require the licence to fulfil a genuine social need
  • ensure your intended licence supervisor has appropriate character, qualifications and experience
  • have adequate financial resources
  • have adequate and appropriate premises, equipment, staff supervision, support services, and facilities available
  • have adequate arrangements relating to the counselling of participants and obtaining an informed and effective consent
  • have adequate procedures in place for the compilation, safe keeping, retention, storage and confidentiality of records.

If you are applying on behalf of a group of persons, or a body corporate, you must ensure that every person with a material interest in the practice, and every person in a position of authority is a fit and proper person.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will need to abide the Surrogacy Directions, given to set the standards for the use of artificial fertilisation procedures in connection with surrogacy arrangements.


5 years unless suspended, cancelled or is issued for a shorter period


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1699.00

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Human Reproductive Technology Act 1991 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Human Reproductive Technology (Licences and Registers) Regulations 1993 Western Australia


This licence cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Department of Health

Reproductive Technology Council

Contact details

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