Application for a motor vehicle dealer licence

This publication is for: 
Motor industry

Who needs to apply for a licence

Anyone who carries on any class or description of the business of buying or selling vehicles in Western Australia is required to be licensed as a dealer under the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act 1973.

This includes a business consisting of buying vehicles for wrecking, financing, auctioning or hiring.

The types of vehicles for which a person must hold a motor vehicle dealer’s licence to buy or sell includes:

  • passenger vehicles
  • commercial vehicles
  • motorcycles/scooters
  • caravans/camper trailers
  • trucks/utes
  • campervans
  • four wheel drive vehicles

What do I need to complete an application

To apply for a licence you must complete the application form and provide all relevant supporting documentation as follows:

  • complete all of the relevant sections of the application form
  • attach/pay the correct fee
  • provide the relevant Police Check/s, not more than 3 months old
  • attach the Dealer/Yard Manager Licence Requirements Course Certificate
  • attach a simple statement of your assets, liabilities and net worth
  • sign the authorisation and declaration 
  • all directors/partners sign the authority and declaration
  • check to make sure that the application form is complete and that you have provided all relevant supporting documents

Payment

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

Lodging the application 

You may lodge the application and pay the fee:

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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