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Schedule of charges for domestic certificates

Fees for domestic certificates of competency—near coastal.

Rates are in Australian Dollars and excluding Goods and Services Tax (GST). Unless otherwise stated, these rates are exempt from GST.

An annual indexation increase of 1.3% has applied to specified fees.

Fees for domestic commercial vessel safety—certificates of competency

Rate from 1 July 2019

Examinations and assessments

 

Conduct an oral examination for:

Master >35m; Mate <80m; Marine engine driver grade 1; or Engineer class 3

$ 344

Application for a new certificate of competency or equivalence

 

General purpose hand; Coxswain grades 1 or 2; Marine engine driver grades 2 or 3; Master <24m; or Master (inland waters)

$ 152

Master <35m; Mate <80m; Marine engine driver grade 1; or Engineer class 3

$ 262

Application for revalidation of certificate

 

General purpose hand; Coxswain grades 1 or 2; Marine engine driver grades 2 or 3; Master <24m; or Master (inland waters)

$ 139

Master <35m; Mate <80m; Marine engine driver grade 1; or Engineer class 3

$ 221

Application to replace or vary a certificate

 

Application to vary to existing certificate of competency (i.e. remove a restriction, add an endorsement or change name on certificate)

$ 139

Application to replace a lost, stolen, or destroyed certificate of competency

$ 139

Other charges

 

Courier delivery to overseas address

$ 80

Where and how to pay these charges if you are in Australia

  • You must pay the fees for Seafarer form 426 at Australia Post when you lodge your application.  Australia Post will issue a receipt for every charge paid and record the receipt number on your application form.  Find participating Australia Post retail outlets.
  • For oral examinations, you must pay at the time and date your appointment has been confirmed. You can pay with by either eftpos, credit card or cash – cheques will not be accepted.

How to pay these charges if you are overseas (only revalidation or replacement)

You must mail your payment to us with your application form.

Postal address

Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Seafarer Certification Service
GPO Box 2181
Canberra City ACT 2601 Australia

Courier address

Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Seafarer Certification Service
82 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon ACT 2612 Australia

Payment methods

You may use:

  • A bank draft, in Australian dollars drawn on an Australian bank, and made payable to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.  Make sure your name and the reason for payment is on the back of the bank draft.
  • A credit card, either Mastercard or VISA. Complete a Credit card payment authorisation (form 237). We do not accept AMEX or Diners Club credit cards.

Last updated: 

Tuesday 9 July 2019