Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Shipping registration fees

Fees are payable at the time of lodgement of an application for any of the transactions listed in the table below.

About registration fees

Shipping registration fees are provided for in the Shipping Registration Regulations and the AMSA Determination Fixing Charges. There is no GST payable on shipping registration services.

Shipping registration fees increased on 1 October 2015, in line with the AMSA Fees Determination 2015.

How do I pay the fees?

You can pay your registration fee by cheque, credit card or direct deposit into an AMSA account using the information below.

Credit Card Authorisation Form [Microsoft Word Icon DOC: 60Kb]
Direct Deposit information [PDF Icon PDF: 44Kb]

Shipping registration fees

* Commercial ship 24 metres or more in tonnage length.
** Commercial ship less than 24 metres in tonnage length, government ship, pleasure craft and fishing vessel.

Item Service
Fee
1 Lodging application for registration or re-registration of:
(a) ship required to be registered*
$2,664
(b) ship permitted to be registered** other than ship referred to in (c)
$1,554
(c) ship on demise charter to an Australian based operator other than an Australian owned ship
$3,996
2 Lodging application for grant of provisional registration certificate under section 22 or 22A of the Shipping Registration Act 1981
$333
3 Lodging application for extension of period of currency of provisional certificate
$222
4 Application for Continuous Synopsis Record
$555
5 Amendments to the Continuous Synopsis Record
$390
6 Re-Issue of a Continuous Synopsis Record
$170
7 Lodging documents for registration of transfer or transmission of ownership in relation to:
(a) ship required to be registered*
$777
(b) ship permitted to be registered** other than ship referred to in (c)
$444
(c) ship on demise charter to an Australian based operator other than an Australian owned ship
$1,332
8 Lodging application for grant of temporary pass
$333
9 Lodging request for approval of change of name of registered ship
$111
10 Lodging request for change of home port of registered ship
$111
11 Lodging application for grant of new registration certificate or new provisional registration certificate or under section 21 of the Shipping Registration Act (replacement certificate)
$222
12 Supply of deletion certificate
$111
13 Lodging application for issue of certificate of entitlement to fly Australian national flag or red ensign
$222
14 Lodging caveat
$222
15 Lodging request for extension of time for lodging documents
$167
16 Lodging application for exemption from registration
$666
17 Inspection of register in relation to a registered ship - for each period of 15 minutes
$55.50
18 Supply of certified title extract or of a document forming part of or associated with the Register
$75
19 Supply of certified copy of Register entry
$40
20 Supply of certified copy of documents forming part of or associated with the Register, for each page
$21
21 Courier fee:  
- within Australia
$40
- outside Australia
$80

 

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