Business registration and licensing

Licences and permits to run your business including business registration.
Under the Building Services (Registration) Act 2011, only a registered building practitioner or contractor can perform particular building work.
Organisations that raise funds in Western Australia, as defined by section 6 of the Charitable Collections Act 1946, are required to be licensed.
A gasfitting licence is required under the Gas Standards Act 1972 for any person working on a consumer gas installation in Western Australia.
Information about working at exhibitions in the motor vehicle industry in Western Australia.
Only suitably qualified people who hold plumbers licences granted by the Plumbers Licensing Board are legally permitted to carry out plumbing work in Western Australia.
Individuals or companies wishing to operate as real estate or business agents are required under the Real Estate and Business Agents Act 1978 to be licensed.
An electrical licence is required under the Electricity (Licensing) Regulations 1991 for any persons conducting electrical work in Western Australia.
All individuals, partnerships or bodies corporate that carry on business as employment agents must be licensed under the Employment Agents Act 1976.
Apply for a licence, registration, certificate, permit or exemption you need to conduct your specific type of business.
Building approval forms include applications, certificates and notices.
Under the Building Services (Registration) Act 2011, only a registered building surveying practitioner or contractor can work as a building surveyor.
The Industry Licensing System is the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation's online industry licensing tool.
Information on the repairer’s certificate and business licence, qualification and points.
There are three types of licence and one registration for motor vehicle dealing.
Apply for a business franchise (tobacco) licence if you sell tobacco in the Indian Ocean Territories.
Licensing information for debt collectors operating under the Debt Collectors Licensing Act 1964.
A person who carries on business as land valuer must be licensed under the Land Valuers Licensing Act 1978.
Owner-builders are required, under the Building Services (Registration) Act 2011, to apply for approval from the Building Services Board.
Registered training organisations (RTOs) deliver and assess nationally recognised training and must meet national standards.
Apply for a street collection permit for the Perth metropolitan area.
The Business Licence Finder identifies which licences, permits and registrations you need for your business, plus any codes you may be required to comply with.
Search for a high risk work licence holder on the occupational licensing search facility.
Search for a licensed asbestos removalist on the occupational licensing search facility.
Search for a licensed business agent on the occupational licensing search facility.
Search for a licensed business settlement agent on the occupational licensing search facility.
The licensed charities register provides an alphabetical listing of all charitable organisations licensed in Western Australia under the Charitable Collections Act 1946.
Search for a licensed debt collector on the occupational licensing search facility.
Search for a licensed employment agent on the occupational licensing search facility.
Search for a licensed land valuer on the occupational licensing search facility.
Search for a licensed motor vehicle industry provider or car dealer on the occupational licensing search facility.
Search for a licensed plumbing provider on the occupational licensing search facility.
Search for a licensed real estate industry provider on the occupational licensing search facility.
Search for a licensed travel agent on the occupational licensing search facility.
Search for a licensed car repairer, real estate agent, settlement agent, land valuer, car dealer, employment agent or debt collector.
Use the Racing, Gaming and Liquor portal to find or apply for a liquor licence holder or prohibition order.
AssociationsOnline is an online portal for associations incorporated in Western Australia.
Use the Racing, Gaming and Liquor portal to lodge gaming and racing returns.
Types of charitable collections, licences required and a list of licensed charities in Western Australia.
Understand the steps involved in registering a co-operative.
Understand the requirements and application process for registering a limited partnership.
Standards and other requirements apply to non-government schools, including the need to be registered.
Apply to be included on the Register of Lobbyists.
A painter is required to be registered, under the Building Services (Registration) Act 2011, to carry out painting work valued over $1,000.
Access the secure payment gateway to pay your commercial fishing licence (CFL).
Apply for a replacement of your plumbing licence using the online reprint service.

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