Debt collectors fees and forms

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Fees and forms for debt collectors licensing. 


Debt collectors licensing forms


Important - discount of licence fees in response to COVID-19 coronavirus

As a result of the WA State Government’s $1 billion COVID-19 economic and health relief package, many licence/application fees have been discounted. Please note the fees listed below are correct as of 28 October 2020 and will only apply until 31 March 2021. More information is available from our Reduction of licence and related fees in response to COVID-19 coronavirus page. 

Licence type Fee
Application for a licence $1684.00
Renewal application (for 3 years) $1684.00
Late fee for renewal applications received within 28 days of expiry $421.00
Transfer $0.00
Issue of duplicate licence certificate $0.00


Refund of licence fees

A licensed debt collector may obtain a refund of fees paid in relation to a licence which is surrendered in accordance with regulation 9 of the Debt Collectors Licensing Regulations 1964 before the date of its expiry.

Licensees are required to apply to the Commissioner, who on receipt of the application, will refund to the licensee an amount licence that, in the Commissioner’s opinion, relates to the period between the day the licence is surrendered and the day the licence would have expired. 

Maintaining accuracy of information on licensees

Licensed debtors are required to notify the Commissioner in writing within 14 days of a change in any of the following relating to their licence:

  • the name of the licensee;
  • the address of the place of business of the licensee;
  • the address of the licensee (for an individual); and
  • the directors of the licensee (for a company).

For further details please see the Change contact details for a Consumer Protection licence page.

Need some assistance?

Please contact the Consumer Protection licensing advice line on 1300 304 064 or email.

Change my contact details 

You can use our online system to change your contact details.  

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