Exemption from Holding a Motor Vehicle Dealer's Licence - Western Australia


You will require this exemption if you are a financier, car hire operator or auctioneer and you intend to buy or sell motor vehicles without a motor vehicle dealer's 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 exemption you must:

  • complete the required forms
  • pay the prescribed fees.

In addition, If you are a financier or car hire operator you must ordinarily dispose of repossessed vehicles directly to dealers. If you are a car hire operator or auctioneer you must ensure that the buying or selling of vehicles does not comprise a significant part of your business.

Please consult the 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 Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $141.95

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.

Enquiries, Licensing Branch

Operating address: Mason Bird Building
Level 1
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington, Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 304 064
Phone: 08 6251 2931
Email: cplicensing@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Consumer Protection (Opens in new window)