Marine Order 504—certificates of operation and operation requirements—national law

What you need to do to apply for a certificate of operation, temporary crewing permits, and more.

This marine order provides information on:

  • applying for a certificate of operation
  • criteria which must be met for us to issue a certificate of operation
  • conditions on a certificate of operation
  • varying, suspending and cancelling a certificate of operation
  • operational requirements and safety management systems
  • applying for temporary crewing permits

Exemption 03 — Marine Safety (Certificates of operation) Exemption 2017 contains information on vessels which are exempt from having a certificate of operation.

Read Marine Order 504 (Certificates of operation — national law) 2013in force until 30 June 2018

(Available soon) Marine Order 504 (Certificates of operation and operation requirements – national law) 2018effective 1 July 2018

Last updated: 18 June 2018
Last reviewed: 18 June 2018