Unrestricted Asbestos Removal Licence - Western Australia


You may need this licence if you intend to remove asbestos. This licence will allow you to remove all forms of asbestos (both friable and non-friable). If you intend to remove only bonded (non-friable) asbestos exceeding 10 square metres in total, you may instead apply for a restricted asbestos removal licence.

If you intend to remove only bonded (non-friable) asbestos less than 10 square metres in total, you do not require 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:

  • satisfy the Agency that you are able to conduct asbestos removal work in a safe and proper manner
  • be deemed a fit and proper person to hold the licence
  • be suitably qualified and experienced in asbestos removal.

Please consult the application forms or 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 $14910.00
Renew Renewal All $11680.00

Act(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 Western Australia

Application process


Your application should include:

  • your completed forms
  • the prescribed fee
  • certified copies of primary and secondary identification (if applying as an individual)
  • a statement of recent and relevant experience on the template provided
  • signed conditions of the unrestricted licence
  • two written references
  • asbestos removal work procedures manual
  • asbestos removal work training manual
  • list of unrestricted asbestos removal related equipment
  • details of asbestos removal licences issued in other States or Territories.

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


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 Enquiries


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 424 091
Phone: 08 6251 2912
Email: safety@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: WorkSafe Western Australia (Opens in new window)