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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 2.2 per cent on 1 July 2020.  The increase is a mandatory requirement under the National Law and was calculated using March 2020 quarterly consumer price index numbers. 

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Application for a new certificate of competency—near coastal

 

Coxswain grade 1

$ 155

Coxswain grade 2

$ 155

General purpose hand

$ 155

Marine engine driver grade 2

$ 155

Marine engine driver grade 3

$ 155

Master inland waters

$ 155

Master less than 24 metres

$ 155

Engineer class 3

$ 267

Marine engine driver grade 1

$ 267

Master less than 35 metres

$ 267

Master less than 80 metres

$ 267

Mate less than 80 metres

$ 267

Conduct an examination (if applicable)

$ 351

 

Application to renew a certificate of competency—near coastal

 

Coxswain grade 1

$ 142

Coxswain grade 2

$ 142

General purpose hand

$ 142

Marine engine driver grade 2

$ 142

Marine engine driver grade 3

$ 142

Master inland waters

$ 142

Master less than 24 metres

$ 142

Engineer class 3

$ 225

Marine engine driver grade 1

$ 225

Master less than 35 metres

$ 225

Master less than 80 metres

$ 225

Mate less than 80 metres

$ 225

 

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)

$ 142

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

$ 142

 

Certificate of operation

 

Application for a new certificate of operation

$ 200

Application to renew a certificate of operation

$ 200

Application to vary an existing certificate of operation

$ 187

Application to voluntarily suspend a certificate of operation

$ 214

Application to replace a certificate of operation

$ 37

 

Certificate of survey

 

Application for a new certificate of survey

$ 378

Application to renew a certificate of survey

$ 212

Application to vary an existing certificate of survey*

N/A

Application to voluntarily suspend a certificate of survey

$ 214

Application to replace a certificate of survey

$ 37

 

Application for a unique vessel identifier

$ 164

 

Surveyor accreditation scheme

 

Application 1 to 5 categories of surveying

$ 1,495

Application 6 to 10 categories of surveying

$ 2,292

Application 11 to 16 categories of surveying

$ 3,089

Application to renew marine surveyor accreditation

$ 271

Application to replace a lost or stolen accreditation card

$ 48

Application to vary an existing accreditation

$ 280

 

National Law exemptions

 

Application for scheme non-survey (exemption 2)

$ 189

Application for an operation beyond survey time (exemption 6)

$ 230

Application for temporary operations permit (exemption 7)

$ 298

Application for class C restricted operations (exemption 40)

$ 326

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

$ 246

(hourly rate)

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

$ 246

(hourly rate)

* From January 2019, we will no longer charge this fee. 

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: 

Wednesday 29 July 2020