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Schedule of charges for domestic certificates

A summary of charges you may have to pay to obtain your domestic certificate.

You will be charged for each certificate related application you submit to AMSA.

The fees you pay go towards recovering the cost of providing each of the services in question.

Our charges are supported by the Cost recovery impact statement (CRIS) certified in September 2015.

The charges are authorised by our Determination fixing charges of 2015 issued under Section 47(1) of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990.

Unless otherwise stated, the charges for the above services are exempt from the goods and services tax (GST).

Charges

All fees listed below are in Australian dollars.

Examinations and assessments A$

Oral examination for Certificate of competency

Master <35m NC, Mate <80m NC, Master <80m NC, Marine engine driver grade 1 NC, Engineer class 3 NC

$340

Fee for issue of Certificate of competency or equivalence A$

General purpose hand NC, Coxswain grades 1 & 2 NC, Marine engine driver grades 2 & 3 NC, Master <24m NC, Master (inland waters)

151.00

Master <35m NC, Mate <80m NC, Master <80m NC, Marine engine driver grade 1 NC, Engineer class 3 NC

259.00

Fee for revalidation of certificate A$

General purpose hand NC, Coxswain grades 1 & 2 NC, Marine engine driver grades 2 & 3 NC, Master <24m NC, Master (inland waters)

138.00

Master <35m NC, Mate <80m NC, Master <80m NC, Marine engine driver grade 1 NC, Engineer class 3 NC

219.00

Fee for replacement, endorsement, removal of restriction or change of name A$

All certificates

138.00

Other Charges A$

Courier delivery to overseas address

80.00

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.
  • You must pay fees for oral examinations at the examination centre when the time and date of your appointment has been confirmed.
  • You can pay with Eftpos, credit card, or cash. Cheques will not be accepted.

How to pay these charges if you are overseas

You can only apply from overseas for revalidation or replacement of your certificate.

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: 

Thursday 11 April 2019