AMSA 159

Bill of sale


You can use this form to lodge a bill of sale for a vessel.

Eligibility criteria

The address must be:

  • Residential address (not PO Box)—for an individual
  • Principal place of business—for a foreign company or statutory body
  • Registered office address—for an Australian company.

How to complete this form

If the seller 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 their name and designation and have the signature witnessed.

Submitting the form

Forms can be submitted along with the lodgement fee 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

More information

Find details about applicable fees

Last updated: 28 July 2023