Pilotage Provider Licence - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to offer pilot training services and provide licenced pilots to vessels. There are four classes of licences:

  • Trainee Licence;
  • Restricted Licence;
  • Unrestricted Licence; and
  • Check Pilot Licence.

A Restricted pilot licence means that a pilot is authorised to pilot a ship in the identified pilotage area, but cannot pilot:

  • A loaded oil tanker;
  • A loaded chemical tanker;
  • A loaded gas carrier; or
  • In a pilotage area other than the Hydrographers passage, a ship that exceeds the draught endorsed on the restricted pilot licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Marine Order 54 and Pilot Advisory Notes for more information.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Navigation Safety & International Division

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Navigation Regulations 2013 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Navigation Safety & International Division

Operating address:
82 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon
Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address:
GPO Box 2181
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

02 62795664

Fax:

02 62795966

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