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Voluntarily suspend or revoke a certificate

Find out how to voluntarily suspend or revoke a certificate of competency.

If you expect to be travelling overseas you may want to suspend your certificate of competency. To voluntarily suspend your certificate of competency you will need to submit an Application to voluntarily suspend, revoke, or transfer a certificate form 600.

If you fail a health check, or are found at any stage of your employment to be unfit to carry out your duties under a certificate of competency, you can apply to voluntarily revoke your certificate. To voluntarily revoke your certificate of competency you will need to submit an Application to voluntarily suspend, revoke, or transfer a certificate form 600.

While the form does have an option to transfer a certificate, you are not able to transfer a ceritificate of competency to another person.

You will be required to pay the relevant fees when you submit your notification to your local marine safety agency.

Last updated: 9 November 2017
Last reviewed: 9 November 2017