Australia Post retail outlets

You can submit your completed Seafarer form 419 or your Certificate of competency application form 426 at participating Australia Post retail outlets.

You can use Seafarer form 419 to apply for international certificates (International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers—otherwise referred to as STCW):

  • Australian Seafarer's Service Book
  • Certificate of competency
  • Certificate of proficiency as rating
  • Certificate of recognition
  • Certificate of safety training
  • Endorsements
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems (GMDSS) radio operator's certificate
  • Replacement of certificate or endorsement
  • Revalidation of certificate or endorsement
  • Sea service assessment

You can use Certificate of competency application form 426 to apply for domestic certificates of competency.

View our map of participating Australia Post offices to find your most convenient location.

Australian Capital Territory

Location/post office name


Canberra GPO Post Shop

53 Alinga St, Canberra

New South Wales

Location/post office name


Albury Post Shop

570 Dean Street, Albury

Ballina Post Shop

85 Tamar Street, Ballina

Batemans Bay Post Shop

7 Orient Street, Batemans Bay


Unit 1, 2 Wallaga Street, Bermagui

Byron Bay Post Shop

61 Jonson Street, Byron Bay

Coffs Harbour Post Shop

The Palms Centre, Shop U1, 35-61 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour

Forster Post Shop

Shop 7 18 Beach Street, Forster

Gosford Post Shop

114 Erina Street, Gosford


Lot 6 Gippsland Street, Jindabyne

Lismore Post Shop Conway Plaza, Upper Ground Floor, 21 Conway Street, Lismore

Lord Howe Island

Ned’s Beach Road, Lord Howe Island

MacLean LPO 44 River Street, MacLean

Merimbula Post Shop

5-7 Merimbula Drive, Merimbula

Newcastle Post Shop

Ground Floor, 1 Market Street, Newcastle

Newport LPO Shop 2, 5 Kalinya Street, Newport

Norfolk Island

6 Taylors Road, Norfolk Island

North Sydney Post Shop

92 Pacific Highway, North Sydney

Nowra East LPO Shop 1, 59 Junction Street, Nowra

Orange Post Shop

222 Summer Street, Orange

Parramatta CBD Post Office

57 Macquarie Street, Parramatta

Port Kembla LPO

63 Wentworth Street, Port Kembla

Port Macquarie Post Shop

Palm Court Centre, Shop 2, 14-16 Short Street, Port Macquarie

Royal Exchange Post Shop Royal Exchange Post shop, 38-40 Pitt Street, Sydney

Strathfield Post Shop

Shop 1, 19 Everton Road, Strathfield

Sydney – Haymarket Post Shop

Shop 13, 477 Pitt Street, Sydney

Tweed Heads South Post Shop

Shop 27, 54 Minjungbal Drive, Tweed Heads South

Wagga Wagga Post Shop

Marketplace, Shop 58, 87 Baylis Street, Wagga Wagga

Wollongong Post Shop

Shop 18, 110-114 Crown Street, Wollongong

Yamba Post Shop

27 Yamba Street, Yamba


Location/post office name


Apollo Bay

Shop 1 155-159 Great Ocean Road Apollo Bay

Bairnsdale Post Shop 16-18 Nicholson Street, Bairnsdale
Ballarat Post Shop Central Square, Shop 31 10-16 Armstrong Street South, Ballarat Central
Bendigo Central Post Shop 39-41 Williamson Street, Bendigo

Box Hill Central Post Shop

Box Hill Central, Shop 11-12, 1 Main Street Box Hill

Corio Post Shop

Shop 32, 83a Purnell Road, Corio, Geelong

Echuca Post Shop

227 Pakenham Street Echuca

Frankston Post Shop

Shop 1-2 & 5, 54-58 Wells St, Frankston

Lakes Entrance Post Shop

287 The Esplanade, Lakes Entrance


Shop 2, 60 Maurice Avenue, Mallacoota

Melbourne – Box Hill Central Post Shop

Shop 11-12, Box Hill Central, 1 Main Street, Box Hill

Melbourne – Frankston Post Shop Shop 1-2 & 5, 54-58 Wells St, Frankston

Melbourne – GPO (The Strand) Post Shop

Shop 1, 250 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne

Melbourne – Williamstown Post Shop 70 Douglas Parade, Williamstown

Morwell Post Shop

209 Princes Drive, Morwell

Portland Post Shop

108 Percy Street, Portland

Swan Hill Post Shop

172 Campbell Street, Swan Hill

Warrnambool Post Shop

169 Koroit Street, Warrnambool


Location/post office name


Bowen Post Shop

46a Herbert Street, Bowen

Brisbane GPO Post Shop

261 Queen Street, Brisbane City

Bundaberg Post Shop

157B Bourbong Street, Bundaberg

Cairns Post Shop

38 Sheridan Street, Cairns

Cannonvale (Airlie Beach) Post Shop

Reef Plaza, Shop 3a/16 Paluma Rd, Cannonvale


1 Brasenose Street, Cardwell

Cooktown LPO

123 Charlotte Street, Cooktown

Coolangatta Post Shop 2 Griffith Street, Coolangatta

Gladstone Post Shop

Valley Shopping Centre, Shop 4B, 190 Goondoon Street, Gladstone

Goodna LPO

Shop 29, 2 Smiths Road, Goodna

Hamilton Island LPO

Care Post Office, Hamilton Island

Hervey Bay Post Shop

Stockland Hervey Bay Shopping Centre
Shop 101, 6 Central Avenue, Hervey Bay


57 Yappar Street, Karumba

Mackay Post Shop

Shop 1, 65–69 Sydney Street, Mackay

Manly (Brisbane)

Shop 11, 222 Stratton Terrace, Manly

Mooloolaba Post Shop

Shop 2, 23 Venning Street, Mooloolaba

Mossman Post Shop 24-26 Front Street, Mossman

Nambour Post Shop

22 Lowe Street, Nambour

Noosa Heads Post Shop

91 Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads

Rockhampton Post Shop

150 East Street, Rockhampton

Southport Business Centre

28-30 Bay Street Southport Qld

Stanthorpe LPO

14 Maryland Street, Stanthorpe

Surfers Paradise Post Shop

Centro Shopping Centre, Shop 165, 2-10 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise

Thursday Island

50 Douglas Street, Thursday Island

Townsville Post Shop

Post Office Plaza, Shop 1, 152-160 Sturt Street, Townsville


Shop 4, Lot 75 Commercial Avenue, Nanum

Wynnum Post Shop

76 Edith Street, Wynnum

Northern Territory

Location/post office name


Alyangula LPO

Alyangula Mall, Bougainvillea Drive, Alyangula

Darwin GPO Post Shop

48 Cavenagh Street, Darwin


13 Van Delft Street, Jabiru

Katherine 12 Katherine Terrace, Katherine 


9 Arnhem Road, Nhulunbuy

South Australia

Location/post office name


Adelaide GPO

141 King William Street, Adelaide

Ceduna LPO

18 McKenzie Street, Ceduna

Kingscote LPO

39 Dauncey Street, Kingscote (located on Kangaroo Island)

Kingston SE LPO 536710, 1 Hanson Street, Kingston

Mount Gambier Post Shop

30 Helen Street, Mount Gambier

Murray Bridge Post Shop

Murray Bridge Market Place, Shop 9, 23-51 South Terrace, Murray Bridge

Port Adelaide Post Shop

Old Port Canal Shopping Centre, Shop 8, 200 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide

Port Augusta Post Shop

50 Commercial Road, Port Augusta

Port Lincoln Post Shop

68 Tasman Terrace, Port Lincoln

Port Pirie Post Shop

79 Ellen Street, Port Pirie

Streaky Bay

2 Bay Road, Streaky Bay

Victor Harbor Post Shop

54 Ocean Street, Victor Harbor

Whyalla Post Shop

13 Darling Terrace, Whyalla


Location/post office name


Currie LPO 3 Main Street, Currie

Devonport Post Shop

88 Formby Road, Devonport

Hobart GPO Post Shop

9 Elizabeth Street, Hobart

Kingston Post Shop

Channel Court Shopping Centre Shop 80 29 Channel Highway Kingston

Launceston Post Shop

68-72 Cameron Street, Launceston

Sorell Post Shop Sorell Plaza, 12 Cole Street, Sorell


32 Orr Street, Queenstown

Smithton Post Shop

8 Smith Street, Smithton

St Helens Post Shop

46 Cecilia Street, St Helens

Western Australia

Location/post office name


Albany Post Shop

Unit 4, 218 York Street, Albany

Broome Post Shop

Paspaley Plaza, Shop 27, 8 Short Street, Broome

Bunbury Post Shop

153-155 Victoria Street, Bunbury

Busselton Post Shop

70 Prince Street, Busselton

Carnarvon Post Shop

8 Camel Lane, Carnarvon

Christmas Island

412 Canberra Place, Christmas Island


63 Loch Street, Derby

Esperance Post Shop

23 Andrew Street, Esperance

Exmouth Post Shop

28 Maidstone Crescent, Exmouth

Geraldton Post Shop

50-52 Durlacher Street, Geraldton


Shop 2, 166 Grey Street, Kalbarri

Karratha Post Shop

Karratha City Shopping Centre, Lot 3915, Klenk Street, Karratha

Kununurra Post Shop

89 Coolibah Drive, Kununurra

Mandurah Post Shop

30-32 Pinjarra Road, Mandurah

Port Hedland LPO

1 Anderson Street, Port Hedland

Rockingham Post Shop

Rockingham City Shopping Centre, Shop 116, 1 Council Avenue, Rockingham

West Perth Post Shop

1195 Hay Street, West Perth

North Fremantle LPO

211 Queen Victoria Street, North Fremantle WA 6159

Joondalup Post Shop

Lakeside Shopping Centre, Shop T140, 420 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup WA 6027

Last updated: 

Tuesday 29 August 2023