Application to renew a certificate of operation
You can use this form to renew a certificate of operation where you are able to provide a copy of the current certificate and do not want to make any changes.
If you work on a domestic commercial vessel and need to renew your certificate of competency please go to our information about qualifications.
You must have a current certificate of operation and do not want to make any changes to the certificate.
If you cannot provide a copy of the certificate, or you wish to make any changes to the service categories, operation or the vessels listed, or the certificate has already expired for a period of more than 2 years, you will need to make an application for a certificate of operation AMSA 504.
How to complete this form
The easiest way to complete the form is online using the link below.
You can also print out the form to complete offline.
A copy of the current certificate of operation is required.
If you are making an application in the name of a trust, please supply a copy of the trust deed in the supporting documents section of the application. We require the deed to confirm the full and correct name of the legal entity that is making the application. If a copy of the trust deed is not submitted at the time of making the application, it may result in delays processing your application.
Submitting the form
You can submit the form online.
If submitting by mail, post it to us at:
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
GPO Box 2181
Canberra ACT 2601
- Check the fees you will need to pay.
- If the application is incomplete, it will cause processing delays and may not be progressed. Refer to our incomplete application policy for Domestic Commercial Vessel applications.
- See special arrangements in Exemption 7 and Exemption 8 for renewing certificates