Private Adoption Agency Licence - Western Australia

Description

You will need this licence if you plan on starting a private adoption agency. You can only apply for this licence when the Minister is seeking applications. The conditions of the licence will be outlined with the issuing of the licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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 formed for purposes consistent with the welfare and best interests of children
  • not be formed for the purpose of trading or securing a pecuniary profit to its member.

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

Duration

3 years from commencement date.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Private Adoption Agency Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Adoption Act 1994 WA

Regulation(s) name

Adoption Regulations 1995 WA

Application process

Apply

A licence is only available during a time when the Minister explicitly states that applications can be made.

Administering agency

Department of Communities

Child Protection and Family Support

Contact details

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

Enquiries

Child Protection and Family Support

Department of Communities

Operating address: 189 Royal Street
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: PO BOX 6334
East Perth, Western Australia 6892
Toll Free: 1800 622 258
Phone: 08 9222 2555
Fax: 08 9222 2776
Website: Child Protection and Family Support (Opens in new window)