AMSA 170

Application for change of home port


You can use this form to make an application for a change of home port.

Eligibility criteria 

The presently approved home ports are:

  • NSW: Sydney, Newcastle, Port Kembla, Yamba, Jervis Bay, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens.
  • VIC: Melbourne, Geelong, Portland.
  • QLD: Abell Point, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Gladstone, Hamilton Is., Hayman Is., Karumba, Mackay, Maryborough, Mooloolaba, Mourilyan, Port Douglas, Rockhampton, Southport, Townsville. Rosslyn Bay
  • SA: Port Adelaide, Kingston, Goolwa, Wallaroo. Port Lincoln
  • WA: Broome, Fremantle, Dampier, Port Hedland.
  • TAS: Hobart, Burnie, Devonport, Launceston.
  • NT: Darwin, Gove Harbour.

How to complete this form 

If the applicant is a corporation, the document may be formally executed under the corporate seal.

Alternatively, an officer of the corporation may sign it, endorse it with a legible statement of his/her name and designation and have the signature witnessed.

Submitting the form 

Send the original completed forms with the original registration certificate to:

The Registrar of Ships
Shipping Registration Office

Postal address:
PO Box 255
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

Courier address:
Level 2, 28 Gordon Street
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450 Australia
Telephone (02) 6279 5925

Additional information 

Last Updated: 

24 November 2020