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Fees for services—certificates of competency and vessel safety

Fees for domestic commercial vessels for certificates of competency, certificates of operation, certificates of survey, unique vessel identifiers, surveyor accreditation scheme, and exemptions.

Annual fee change

Fees for domestic commercial vessel certificate services increased by 1.1 per cent on 1 July 2021.  The increase is a mandatory requirement under the National Law and was calculated using March 2021 quarterly consumer price index numbers. 

COVID-19 relief 

We are aware of the impact COVID-19 has had on the domestic commercial industry. We are providing assistance to those operators and seafarers who have been impacted, such as exemptions and extensions of time for certificate renewals. Find out more.

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Application for a new certificate of competency—near coastal

 

Coxswain grade 1

$ 156

Coxswain grade 2

$ 156

General purpose hand

$ 156

Marine engine driver grade 2

$ 156

Marine engine driver grade 3

$ 156

Master inland waters

$ 156

Master less than 24 metres

$ 156

Engineer class 3

$ 269

Marine engine driver grade 1

$ 269

Master less than 35 metres

$ 269

Master less than 80 metres

$ 269

Mate less than 80 metres

$ 269

 

Application to renew a certificate of competency—near coastal

 

Coxswain grade 1

$ 143

Coxswain grade 2

$ 143

General purpose hand

$ 143

Marine engine driver grade 2

$ 143

Marine engine driver grade 3

$ 143

Master inland waters

$ 143

Master less than 24 metres

$ 143

Engineer class 3

$ 227

Marine engine driver grade 1

$ 227

Master less than 35 metres

$ 227

Master less than 80 metres

$ 227

Mate less than 80 metres

$ 227

 

Application to replace or vary a certificate

 

Application to vary to existing certificate of competency (i.e. remove a restriction, add an endorsement, change name on certificate)

$ 143

Application to replace a lost, stolen, or destroyed certificate of competency

$ 143

Conduct an examination (if applicable)

$ 351

 

Certificate of operation

 

Application for a new certificate of operation

$ 202

Application to renew a certificate of operation

$ 202

Application to vary an existing certificate of operation

$ 189

Application to voluntarily suspend a certificate of operation

$ 216

Application to replace a certificate of operation

$ 37

Certificate of survey

 

Application for a new certificate of survey

$ 382

Application to renew a certificate of survey

$ 214

Application to vary an existing certificate of survey

$198

Application to voluntarily suspend a certificate of survey

$216

Application to replace a certificate of survey

$ 37

 

Application for a unique vessel identifier

$ 165

 

Surveyor accreditation scheme

 

Application 1 to 5 categories of surveying

$ 1,511

Application 6 to 10 categories of surveying

$ 2,317

Application 11 to 16 categories of surveying

$ 3,123

Application to renew marine surveyor accreditation

$ 274

Application to replace a lost or stolen accreditation card

$ 49

Application to vary an existing accreditation

$ 283

 

National Law exemptions

 

Application for scheme non-survey (exemption 2)

$ 191

Application for an operation beyond survey time (exemption 6)

$ 232

Application for temporary operations permit (exemption 7)

$ 301

Application for class C restricted operations (exemption 40)

$ 329

Application for an exemption from the application of the National Law, or specified provisions of the National Law

$ 248

(hourly rate)

Application for an approval, under a marine order, of an equivalent means of compliance

$ 248

(hourly rate)

Note: Fees are in Australian Dollars and excluding Goods & Services Tax (GST).

Related information

Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Regulation 2013

Last updated: 

Friday 9 July 2021