Real Estate and Business Agent Licence (Body Corporate) - Western Australia


You will need this licence if your company intends to buy, sell, lease or manage real estate or a business on behalf of a vendor, landlord, purchaser or tenant in Western Australia.

You may employ a person to act as your representative provided that they meet all the eligibility requirements for acting as an Agent's Representative and are registered as your representative. Please note that as the licensed real estate and business agent, you are legally responsible for the actions of that representative.

Note that only a company incorporated under Australian Corporations Law may hold a body corporate licence.

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:

  • all directors and managers of the company must be of good character and repute
  • at least one director must be licensed as a real estate and business agent. Where there are more than three directors, at least two of them must be licensed
  • each director must provide a National Police Certificate and two written references affirming their good character, reputation and fitness to hold the licence
  • the person in control of the business must be licensed
  • the company must have sufficient material and financial resources to operate the business.


Three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Property Industry Licence Fees and Forms - Real Estate (Opens in new window)
Comply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Mutual Recognition (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Real Estate and Business Agents Act 1978 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Real Estate and Business Agents (General) Regulations 1979 Western Australia

Approval time

A licence can be issued within four to eight weeks.

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:

Licensing Services

Consumer Protection

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Western Australia
Operating address: Mason Bird Building
Level 1
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington, Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 100
East Perth, Western Australia 6892
Phone: 1300 304 064
Website: Consumer Protection (Opens in new window)