AMSA 563

Electrical initial survey report


Surveyors and licensed electrical contractors can use this form at initial survey to report on low voltage electrical systems on domestic commercial vessels.

A surveyor who does not have a quality management system compliant with ISO 9001 or an equivalent management system as described in National Law - Marine Surveyors Accreditation Guidance Manual 2014 Part 2 Clause 2.9 must use either:

  • this form
  • the MARS system and supporting documentation containing at least the information required in this form. Read the MARS user guide.

A surveyor who does have such a quality management system may use this form.

Submitting the form 

The completed form must be retained by the surveyor for their records and a copy must be submitted to us. 

The form can be submitted in the MARS system, emailed to or posted to:

Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Attention: Operations
GPO Box 2181
Canberra ACT 2601

This form can be used to document National Standard for Commercial Vessels Part C 5B, 2.21.2 commissioning test results and should be retained with the vessel’s documentation, for the life of the vessel.  

Last Updated: 

2 December 2020