Motor Vehicle Repair Business Licence - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to operate a motor vehicle repair business. This licence is required if you are an owner of a motor vehicle repair business, a self-employed motor vehicle repairer or operate a mobile repair business. Repair work includes tasks such as:

  • examining motor vehicles
  • diagnosing and detecting faults
  • adjusting, servicing and maintaining motor vehicles
  • overhauling
  • replacing parts
  • painting.

You can apply for this licence as an individual or as a business. 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 licence you must:

  • be 18 years or older
  • be of good character and repute
  • specify the premises from which you will carry out work under the licence
  • have sufficient resources to carry on the business doing the class(es) of repair work for which the application relates
  • employ (including self employment) at least one motor vehicle repairer who has a Motor Vehicle Repairer's Certificate at each of the premises from which the business operates
  • submit the required forms
  • pay the prescribed fees.

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


Three years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Motor Vehicle Repairers Act 2003 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Motor Vehicle Repairers Regulations 2007 Western Australia

Application process


Please submit your application with the required fees.

Administering agency

Department of 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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Licensing Branch

Consumer Protection

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Mason Bird Building
Level 1
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington, Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 14
Cloisters Square PO, Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 304 064
Website: Consumer Protection (Opens in new window)