406 MHz distress beacon registration form


You can use this form to register an Australian coded distress beacon of the following types:

  • a maritime distress beacon (EPIRB)
  • an aviation distress beacon (ELT)
  • a personal locator beacon (PLB).

In Australia you do not need to use this form if you register your beacon on our beacons website. You will be registered sooner if you register online.

Submitting the form 

You can submit the completed form either:

Email to

Post to Beacon Registration Section
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
GPO Box 2181, Canberra City, ACT 2601

Last Updated: 

1 December 2020