Commercial Goods Vehicle Licence - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to transport iron ore or any mining product from which iron ore is extracted. This licence applies only if transporting from any mine or mine stockpile situated within a 100km radius of Wubin, Pindar, Geraldton, Marchagee and South Mine 94 or within an area 100km on either side of either the:

  • Northern Railway Line between Wubin and Geraldton, including the Pindar to Mullewa section
  • Midland Railway line between Marchagee and Geraldton
  • Railway line between South Mine 94 and Dongara.

Licences will be issued to commercial goods vehicle owners allowing them to haul timber or iron ore by road transport where rail transport is not a practical option.

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

The agency will consider a range of matters when assessing your application, including the following:

  • the necessity of the service and convenience to the public
  • the adequacy of existing services
  • your character, qualifications and financial stability
  • the interests of the persons requiring transport and the community generally
  • the routes and area in which you intend to operate
  • the fares and freight rates you propose to charge.

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


For a period of one year or for a particular purpose of specified duration.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

No fees are required.

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Transport Services

Driver and Vehicle Services

Contact details

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

Enquiries, Freight Policy and Programs

Fax: 08 6551 6625