Application for exemption from compliance with the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act

This publication is for: 
Motor industry

Who can apply for an exemption

You may be eligible to apply for an exemption from compliance with the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act 1973 under section 31(1) of the Act, if you fit one of the following categories:

  • Financier (MF) - you ordinarily dispose of vehicles which you have repossessed, directly to a licensed motor vehicle dealer.
  • Car Hire Operator (MH) - the buying and selling of vehicles does not comprise a significant part of your business as a car hire operator and that you ordinarily dispose of vehicles bought in the course of your car hire business directly to a licensed motor vehicle dealer
  • Auctioneer (MA) - the selling of vehicles by auction does not comprise a significant part of your business as an auctioneer and you I agree that you will not sell vehicles which are owned by trade owners (licensed motor vehicle dealers, finance companies or hire car companies).

What do I need to complete an application

This application can be processed only after all relevant information and supporting documentation is submitted as follows:

Payment

The application fee/s is payable at the time of lodging this application.

Lodging the application 

You may lodge the application by email scanned to: cplicensing@dmirs.wa.gov.au or

By post

In person (drop off only)

In person

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Consumer Protection Licensing
Locked Bag 14
CLOISTERS SQUARE WA 6850

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Consumer Protection Licensing
Level 2, Gordon Stephenson House
140 William Street
PERTH

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Consumer Protection Licensing
Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
CANNINGTON

Consumer Protection
Form – application
Last updated 25 Aug 2017

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