Special Retail Shop Certificate - Western Australia


You may need this certificate if you operate a special retail shop and intend to open beyond the normal shopping hours. This certificate allows you to trade between 6:00am and 11.30pm every day of the year.

Categories of special retail shops include:

  • motor vehicle spare parts shops
  • shops at sports venues
  • art and craft shops
  • hardware and home improvement shops
  • pharmacies
  • shops at international standard hotels
  • boating shops
  • souvenir and duty free shops
  • video shops
  • garden nurseries
  • news agencies and bookshops.

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 will need to operate a special retail shop.




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Act(s) name

Retail Trading Hours Act 1987 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Retail Trading Hours Regulations 1988 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Consumer Protection

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