Motor Vehicle Salesperson's Licence - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to operate as a motor vehicle salesperson. A salesperson is someone who is employed or works on behalf of a dealer to buy or sell motor vehicles. A salesperson's licence is needed if you:

  • buy or sell vehicles
  • complete sales contract documentation
  • take a customer for a demonstration drive
  • show vehicles to a customer
  • survey or discuss customer needs.

You will not require a salesperson's licence if your role is restricted to:

  • writing up finance contracts
  • selling after-care products
  • arranging insurance
  • recording customer details for the purpose of introducing a customer to a licensed salesperson.

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 obtain this licence, you must:

  • prove your identity and that you are over 18 years of age
  • prove you are a fit and proper person and of good character and repute, having no recent significant criminal convictions, as determined by the Board
  • complete the required training course
  • complete the required forms
  • pay the required fees.

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


Up to 3 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $313.35
General Duplicate Certificate All $28.00
Renew Renewal All $313.35

Act(s) name

Motor Vehicle Dealers Act 1973 WA

Regulation(s) name

Motor Vehicle Dealers (Licensing) Regulations 1974 WA

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.

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)