Motor Vehicle Repairer's Certificate - Western Australia


You will require this certification if you intend to carry out or supervise motor vehicle repair work, either as a business owner or as an employee. 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 only carry out or supervise repair work for the particular class of repairs for which you are qualified. You may apply for certification for more than one class of repair work if you hold the appropriate qualifications and these will be endorsed on your certificate.

You may not require this certificate if your work is being supervised by someone who is certified for the class of repairs you are carrying out. 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:

  • hold a qualification (Certificate II or Certificate III) or Trade Certificate in your area of repair speciality or demonstrate experience in repairs
  • provide relevant documents and evidence to support your application
  • obtain a National Police Certificate
  • submit the required forms
  • pay the prescribed fees.

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


Ongoing. Your certificate will remain in force unless you are disqualified from holding a certificate, or you decide to surrender your certificate.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $89.50 -
General Duplicate Certificate All $29.50 Replacement photographic identification card.

Act(s) name

Motor Vehicle Repairers Act 2003 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Motor Vehicle Repairers Regulations 2007 Western Australia

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)