Associations fees, forms and online transactions

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The fees listed below are correct as at 1 July 2022. Fees are subject to annual review and may change without notice.

Please use AssociationsOnline to lodge the application online. If you have difficulties, you can use the downloadable forms listed below. 

Fees from 1 July 2022



Fees from 1 July 2022

(all amounts are GST exempt) 

Forming an incorporated association

Form 1 - Application for incorporation of an association 

$218.00 (own rules)

$176.00 (model rules)


Associations may use the Model rules 

There are four items in the model rules that the association can specify to suit its particular circumstances:

  • The association’s name
  • Its objects (or purposes)
  • Its financial year; and
  • The quorum amount for meetings

If any other items in the model rules are changed, the association has made its own rules.


Running an association

Form 5 - Notice of special resolution to change rules

Certificate and statement of a management committee member (required for changing rules or cancellation)


$61.00 (including changes to the name OR objects or distribution of surplus property)

$76.00 (including changes to the name AND objects or distribution of surplus property)

Additional fee of $55.00 applies if lodged more than one month after the meeting.

Form 3 - Application requesting further time to hold the Annual General Meeting (AGM)


Form 4 - Notification of associations address


Form 12 - Application for leave to be appointed to the committee



INFOSTMT - Information Statement


Financial reporting

Form 13 - Application for declaration of an association's financial tier


AURSP - Notification of resignation of auditor or reviewer


AUSMP - Notice of resolution to remove auditor or reviewer


AUAPPD - Application for approval of an auditor or reviewer


AUEXP - Application to exempt requirement to provide auditor or reviewer’s representation


Changing status

Form 18 - Application to amalgamate incorporated associations


Form 1T - Application for approval to register or incorporate under another law


Closing down

Form 6N - Application for voluntary cancellation of incorporation

Certificate and statement of a management committee member (required for changing rules or cancellation)

(no surplus property)

(surplus property)

Report a defunct association


Association documents

Form 9 - Request to purchase documents:



  • Rules (own rules only)


  • Duplicate certificate of incorporation



  • Any other document lodged


Form 9R - Request to purchase replacement certificate



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Lodging applications

Most applications can made using the AssociationsOnline portal.

For more information on using AssociationsOnline, view our Help for using AssociationsOnline

Alternatively, you can lodge your downloaded form and pay for the applicable fees by post or in person, as detailed below:

By post

In person (including payments)

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Associations and Charities
Locked Bag 100

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Cashiering Services
Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street

Opening hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday (except public holidays)








Payment of fees

When you submit applications using AssociationOnline you will be redirected to a secure payment portal to pay online using either a debit or credit Visa or Mastercard.

For all other applications, payment may be paid for at our Department's Cannington office or any of our regional offices; however all processing is handled at the Perth office. 

Contact Us

If you need assistance about incorporated associations contact the Associations and Charities branch 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday (excl. public holidays) via:

  • Telephone: 1300 304 074
  • Email
  • In person: Gordon Stephenson House, Level 2, 140 William Street, Perth

Complaints about an incorporated association

Complaint Form: Incorporated Associations

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