Plumbing Contractors Licence - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to carry out plumbing work or exercise control over someone else carrying out plumbing work. Your licence will set out which types of plumbing you are authorised to do. You may be authorised for any combination of the following types of work:

  • water supply plumbing work
  • sanitary plumbing work
  • drainage plumbing work.

As well as carrying out work yourself, this licence also authorises you to:

  • exercise control over or supervise the carrying out of plumbing work by the holder of a tradesperson's (plumbing) licence or a tradesperson's (drainage plumbing) licence
  • certify plumbing work
  • supervise an apprentice.

You will not require a licence if you are an apprentice working under the supervision of someone with a licence. 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:

  • have the financial and technical ability to provide the services covered by the licence
  • be considered a fit and proper person to hold a licence
  • hold the required qualifications
  • hold a plumbing tradesperson's licence
  • obtain a statement or statements of your competency in your chosen class or classes of work
  • submit the required forms
  • pay any required fees.

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


3 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $60.25
Apply Licence All $617.50
General Duplicate Certificate All $61.80
Renew Renewal All $617.50


Act(s) name

Plumbers Licensing Act 1995 WA

Regulation(s) name

Plumbers Licensing and Plumbing Standards Regulations 2000 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Building Commission

Plumbers Licensing Board

Contact details

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

Licensing Officer

Plumbers Licensing Board

Building Commission

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 489 099
Fax: 08 6251 1501